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By AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.net After the most recent vote by county commissioners to do away with its wetlands buffers by way of amending the countys Comprehensive Plan, the proposed changes were submitted to the state and last week, three entities the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Northwest Florida Water Management District and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection responded to that transmittal, two with an apparent air of concern. It has long been an argument from those opposed to the countys wetlands ordinances that they are a duplication of regulations already enforced by DEP. However, in a letter sent from the NWFWMD, an excerpt reads, Comprehensive policies are much better suited to protecting wetland and water resources followed by As such they are not duplicative of Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) regulations DEP stated that there are many areas where the Wakulla County Ordinance would provide more protection to wetland and other surface water quality and habit functions than would be afforded by the ERP program. FWC, though, expressed its con dence in the abilities of the other two entities. While they acknowledged the importance of wetlands to the environment and named buffers as an important tool in protecting wildlife and resources, they claimed they thought those better suited to make the determination of how big that buffer zone should be lies with the water management district since they are fully engaged in the ERP program. The letter from FWC states: While buffers are useful, a blanket application of 75 feet does not guarantee its effectiveness and may result in hardships to property owners buffer regulations are more appropriately determined by state and federal agencies. The point presented by FWC brings up a topic which, as has been evident at recent board meetings, many citizens have questioned that being, what exactly is the fair and proper buffer allotment and who is to say that 15, 25, or 75 feet is too much or too little? Ron Piasecki of the Wakulla Springs Alliance and Hydrogeology Consortium offered his answer to that question. The current ordinance was developed over a one-year period of time and was supported by the then-commission with a unanimous vote, he said. Those who developed the ordinance were experts in the eld, said Piasecki. On some basis they came up with that and the 75 feet was accepted, Piasecki said. As it was implemented they created a variance for the rst 40 feet. Now its time for an addition exception. The added exception he refers to is what Commissioner Randy Merritt advocated for when he brought the wetlands ordinance into the spotlight at the board meeting held on June 17. Merritt pitched the idea of creating a variance procedure for properties platted before the ordinance was put into place in 1995 in which, if a property owner could not use their land without encroaching in that last 35 feet of the buffer the segment closest to the wetland then they could be granted an exception. Piasecki referred to it as a grandfather clause. At the end of their letter, NWFWMD speci cally recommends that the county not only keep their policy as-is, but it also added: It is recommended that the county consider retaining policy language that provides for wetland resource protection and buffer zones, particularly for future development planning, while adopting suf cient variance language as to avoid hardships to the owners of pre-existing lots.Turn to Page 2 Street Beat .........................................................................Page 2 Public Notices ....................................................................Page 3 The Opinion Page ..............................................................Page 4 Church................................................................................Page 5 Obituaries ..........................................................................Page 6 Community ........................................................................Page 7 School ................................................................................Page 8 Outdoors ...........................................................................Page 9 Water Ways .....................................................................Page 10 Sheriffs Report ................................................................Page 11 Weekly Roundup ..............................................................Page 12 Classi eds ........................................................................Page 13 Legal Notices ...................................................................Page 13 Week in Wakulla ..............................................................Page 16 Comics .............................................................................Page 17 Senior Citizens .................................................................Page 18 Red Clay Footprints .........................................................Page 19 Natural Wakulla ...............................................................Page 20INDEX OBITUARIES Frederick Davenport Hollis III Margaret Whitehead One Section One Section 75 Cents 75 Cents Serving Wakulla County For More Than A Century k k C C t M h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h h k l l l l C C t F M T h h h h h Published Weekly, Read Daily Published Weekly, Read Daily Our 118th Year, 52nd Issue Thursday, December 26, 2013Legislative delegation visits Wakulla e potential for a challenge from the state or another a ected party is, and has always been, a concern. Planning Director Luis Serna LYNDA KINSEY LYNDA KINSEYPhotographer Robert Seidler, atop the ladder, directs the shoot at the Rock Landing Dock. Photographers Robert Seidler, Mark Wallheiser and Jo Ann Palmer after taking photos of the local shing families. State on wetlands: Dont repeal protections By AMANDA MAYORamayor@thewakullanews.net State Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee, and State Rep. Halsey Beshears, RMonticello, visited Wakulla County on Thursday, Dec. 19 to hear comments from citizens, updates from local of cials and to conduct a public hearing on the proposed legislation for the incorporation of Panacea. The rst citizen to be heard on the issue on incorporating Panacea was Dana Peck, who said there was language in the proposed legislation that should be changed. Peck expressed concern about the poverty level in the small town, which she said is right around 25 percent. If Panacea becomes incorporated, she said those impoverished citizens would see an increase on their utility bill each month through a franchise fee which Peck said would make it even harder on an already struggling population. Peck also said that she was against having the rest of the county subsidize Panacea and that she didnt see a reason for another layer of government. Montford reminded the audience that the process for petitioned legislation would be for Beshears to le the proposal, then Montford would present it and, if it is approved, the item would then go to the citizens of Panacea who will have to vote for or against incorporation. John Shuff spoke in support of the item, saying incorporation would offer Panacea a chance for better local control. It will also give Panacea an opportunity for it to pull itself up by its bootstraps, he said. President of Gulf Specimen Marine Lab Jack Rudloe voiced his concerns about the possibility of bad blood between the would-be local government and himself or his business. I can support this thing if there would be protection for local businesses such as aquariums and museums, he said. Rudloe suggested there be something put in the citys charter when the time came about protecting those who protect the environment. Otherwise, I wont be able to support it, said Rudloe. Panacea businessman Ronald Fred Crum responded to Rudloes concerns: Jack is concerned about how we will treat him if we get the opportunity, he said. He is very important to the community. Thats going to be what protects him. Crum said the town is looking for an opportunity and to be able to generate cash ow without burdening the citizens of Panacea. If we cant succeed without burdening our neighbors, he said, then I dont want it. The meeting then shifted to the Wakulla Countys constitutional of cers offering their concerns or comments to Montford and Beshears. Turn to Page 2Northwest Florida Water Management District says county policies do not duplicate regulation e orts WILLIAM SNOWDENState Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford at last weeks delegation hearing.Cover the WaterfrontStaff ReportDozens of members of local fishing families showed up at the Rock Landing dock in Panacea on Dec. 14 to have their picture taken as part of a local effort to record the history of Wakullas maritime tradition. The goal of the photo shoot was to gather as many of Wakullas maritime workers past and present in one group photo that encapsulates work, community, and pride, setting the tone for the entire project. Wakullas Working Waterfronts Photo Project took a master shot of fishermen/women, crab-pickers, boat-makers, worm-grunters, shrimpers, seineyard workers, seafood restaurant owners, oyster, clam, and scallop farmers, cast net makers, and more all from Wakulla County. The Wakulla County Coalition for Youth received a grant from the state Division of Cultural Affairs to develop a 45-piece photo exhibit depicting Wakullas maritime-seafaring history. Nine local photographers have been taking pictures of local waterfront workers including Brett Allbritton, Mickey Cantner, Katie Deal, Betsy Kellenberger, Lou Kellenberger, Lynda Kinsey, Jo Ann Palmer, Robert Seidler, and Mark Wallheiser.

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Page 2 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com< STREET BEAT > Random, man-on-the-street interviews with Wakulla Countians. This weeks question: How do you plan to ring in the new year?DALE CROWSON ContractorHaving a very low key New Years eve. Back in the day, I would have been out whoopin and a-hollerin with the rest! ORA NUTE RetiredMy husband and I had a tradition where we would make sure we had money in our wallets, and right at midnight, we would walk the wallets through our front door to make sure we would bring in money all year long. We did that for 60 years.! JENNIFER MAPLES HomemakerI stay at home! I have a 16 year old and three dogs. It is just like any other day. I may read a book! JEFFREY SCOTT Waste ProBringing it in by working and bringing in some money. Then a champagne toast at midnight and reworks at home. RICKY FERGUSONPremier MotorcarsWith my family at my daughters in Quincy. We go to church and then there is a big carryin dinner. Compiled by Lynda Kinsey Just $32 per year in Wakulla County $44 per year in Florida $47 per year out of state Please Go To www.thewakullanews.com and click on subscribeorCall877-401-6408 Cant Cant access access The The Wakulla Wakulla news ews online online content? content? Subscribe Subscribe today and today and get full get full access! access! WE ARE HEREFOR YOU For more Information and to Schedule a Portfolio ReviewTrustYourPlan.comBob Beargie, Wealth Advisorbob.beargie@raymondjames.com 850-562-6702Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, and are: Not deposits; Not insured by NCUA or any other governmental agency; Not guaranteed by Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union; Subject to risk, may lose value. Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is Independent of RJFS.The Raymond James Wealth Advisors at Gulf Winds are ready to help you create a Life Well Planned. Conveniently located in Crawfordville, we offer the nancial strength of Raymond James and the reliability of being local. If you would like to get started with your nancial plan, or if you just need a second opinion, give us a call. We are here for you.1447 Mahan Drive Tallahassee, FL 32308 Prices Good Through December850926-32121.75LCROWNROYAL $ 41 99 $ $ 1.75LSEGRAMS VO $ 21 99 S $ $ 1.75LSEGRAMS 7 $ 19 99 S GIFT PACKAGES ASSORTEDBUD OR BUD LIGHT24PKBOTT LES OR CAN S 24 C AN S 24 P K K B OTT L E S OR C AN S $ 19 99GIFTCAPTAIN MORGAN W/COKE $ 22 99 S S 9 9 9 9 C C M M M M M $ $ $ $ NOW OPEN10AM 7PM Mon-Fri9AM 4PM Sat2591 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville FL Badcock.com 850926 From the Front Page County Commission Chairman Richard Harden listed what he called four major priorities for the county in terms of pursuing funding. The first two items pertained to Highway 319 obtaining improvements through building sidewalks, turning lanes and expanding it to a four-lane system. Also a goal, Harden said is establishing it as an intermodal system. They both go hand in hand, he said. The third item mentioned was a county-wide wastewater treatment plant and the fourth was funding to finish the Ochlockonee Bay bike trail completely. Harden asked that Montford and Beshears keep those items in mind as they go through the 2014 Legislative Session. Commissioner Howard Kessler offered his support of the items and voiced a concern of his own which lay in a project which, according to Kessler is currently in draft stages that being the realignment of highways 319 and 98, which he said, is supposed to shift the intersection from its present location down to right in front of Wakulla High School. Im concerned about more traf c in front of a school, Kessler said. That would create a serious safety issue. Commissioner Jerry Moore lent his support to the incorporation of Panacea saying that when visitors come to the county they go to the coast. Panacea can be equally as successful as St. Marks and Sopchoppy, he said. Moore also provided praise for the senior center. Please keep them in mind if anything comes before you that can help, he said, mentioning the many bene cial programs that go on at the center. Commissioner Ralph Thomas offered his support, as well, to the items Harden spoke of. He also commended Montford and Beshears on a job well done during the last legislative session in which they helped to make sure that BP settlement money would come straight to the counties, rather than going through a third party state entity. Commissioner Randy Merritt was not present Thursday night.Legislative delegation visits Wakulla Citizen Dana Peck addresses Rep. Halsey Beshears and Sen. Bill Montford. From the Front Page DEP stated something similar in its conclusion: The department understands the countys objectives, but also believes those can be met while maintaining some buffering suf cient to protect wetlands Additionally, policy language can be created to address the countys concern regarding the potential for a taking. Piasecki said that he feels as if both water management district and DEP agreed with the two main concerns the Alliance expressed in their own transmittal to the state, which was sent shortly after the countys. That being the retention of the ordinance as well as the need for a grandfather clause, he said. Piasecki also said that the Alliance included in their letter a plea for a workshop to be held between state agencies and the countys commissioners a request that has been denied by the board in the past. Director of Planning and Community Development Luis Serna, who has been in charge of transmittals and correspondence said, We would like the Board to schedule a workshop with DEP and NWFWMD to determine how we can address the Boards speci c concerns about the wetland buffers while satisfying the concerns of the State. Serna said, based on DEPs letter and conversations, he believes that the agency is willing to accept some changes to the policy, but he feels as if they prefer the buffer be required in the countys Comprehensive Plan. I am not certain just from their comments that they will challenge the amendment, Serna said. However, the potential for a challenge from the state or another affected party is, and has always been, a concern. Both County Commissioners Richard Harden and Ralph Thomas the two board members who have been loudest in wanting the amendments made declined to comment when they were asked for reaction. Both commissioners indicated that they had not yet had suf cient time to thoroughly look through the states replies.State on wetlands: Dont repeal protections As always, client service is our ultimate priority. Guilday, Schwartz, Simpson, West, Hatch & Lowe, P.A. Estate Planning, Probate Business Planning & Incorporations Frances Casey Lowe, P.A. Real Estate Transactions Title InsuranceCrawfordville3042 Crawfordville Highway Crawfordville, FL 32327Tallahassee1983 Centre Pointe Blvd Ste. 200 Tallahassee, FL 32308850-926-8245 Frances Casey Lowe, Attorney

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 3 PUBLIC NOTICESFor our readers convenience, The Wakulla News will provide this Public Notice Section in our A-section for all Public Notices not published in the Legal Notice section of the newspaper. By JIM TURNERTHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATALLAHASSEE, Dec. 20 Floridas unemployment rate fell to 6.4 percent in November, down from 6.7 percent in October, the state Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday. The mark is the lowest for the state since July 2008 and represents a 1.6 percentage point improvement from a year ago. Wakullas unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in November, down from 5.3 percent in October. Neighboring Leon County was up slightly to 5.3 percent in November from 5.2 percent in October. Gov. Rick Scott, who announced the monthly numbers while at Full Sail University in Winter Park, credited his policies for the improved marks by highlighting the addition of 6,000 private sector jobs from October to November. Weve cut taxes, made government more efficient and provided more services to families, Scott said in a prepared statement. The result: we are creating an opportunity economy that supports more than 446,000 new private sector jobs since December 2010. The monthly number keeps Florida below the national unemployment rate, a place its been since March. The national jobless rate for November was 7.0, which also represented a 0.3 percentage point drop since October. Floridas seasonally adjusted November numbers estimate that 599,000 Floridians were out of work from a labor force of 9.4 million. The number of jobless is down 27,000 from October. Slight increases in employment were reported in the elds of manufacturing, education and government, while decreases were seen in construction, nancial activities and leisure and hospitality. State economists have projected unemployment should continue to drop, returning to as low as 6 percent in Florida by 2016 at the latest. However, they also continue to assert that some of the drop is due to people having dropped out of the work force, in addition to new jobs being created in a clearly recovering economy. A Florida Legislature Office of Economic and Demographic Research report released Monday said that 59.3 percent of the states drop in unemployment is due to people dropping out of the labor force or delaying entry. If the participation rate had held steady since 12/11, the unemployment rate would have been 8.3 percent in October, the economic report said. The latest monthly numbers come less than two weeks after the governors of ce tried to refute a series of a stories in the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald that raised questions about job creation. The report found that among the 342 job-creation deals approved since Scott took of ce --involving the promises of up to $266 million in tax breaks and other incentives --the state has generated 45,258 new jobs. Across the state, Monroe County, which includes the Florida Keys, continued to have the lowest jobless numbers, down to 3.78 percent in November, a drop from 3,9 percent in October and 4.7 percent a year earlier. The next lowest for November were Walton, Okaloosa, Alachua and St. Johns counties. Hendry Countyhad the highest rate in the state at 11.3 percent, down from 12.0 percent in October. Hendry was the only county to crack the double-digit mark in November, October and September. A year ago, ve counties recorded unemployment higher than 10.0 percent.State jobless rate down to 6.4 percent Notice of Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment Adoption Public Hearing Copies of applications, draft ordinances, and any related public record les may be viewed at the Wakulla County Planning and Community Development Department located at 11 Bream Fountain Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327, 8 AM to 4:30 PM M/F; Phone (850) 926-3695. Any person desiring to appeal any decision made with regard to this matter must ensure a verbatim transcript or copy is made of the testimony and exhibits presented at said hearings. Persons needing special access considerations should call the Board Ofce at least 48 hours before the date for scheduling purposes. The Board Ofce may be contacted at (850) 9260919 or TDD 926-7962.DECEMBER 26, 2013 NO FINAL ACTION ADOPTING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT WILL BE TAKEN AT THESE MEETING. Notice of Public Hearings Concerning Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment for the Capital Improvment Element Copies of applications, draft ordinances, and any related public record les may be viewed at the Wakulla County Planning and Community Development Department located at 11 Bream Fountain Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327, 8 AM to 4:30 PM M/F; Phone (850) 926-3695. Any person desiring to appeal any decision made with regard to this matter must ensure a verbatim transcript or copy is made of the testimony and exhibits presented at said hearings. Persons with a disability needing a special accommodation should contact the Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners Administration Ofce at least two (2) days prior to the meeting at (850) 926-0919; Hearing & Voice Impaired at 1-800955-8771; or email at ADARequest@mywakulla.com.DECEMBER 26, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING AN APPLICATION FOR CONDITIONAL USE Copies of applications, draft ordinances, and any related public record les may be viewed at the County Planning Department located at 11 Bream Fountain Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327, 8 AM to 4:30 PM M/F; Phone (850) 926-3695. Any person desiring to appeal a decision of a County Board must ensure a verbatim transcript or copy is made of the testimony and exhibits presented at said hearings. Persons with a disability needing a special accommodation should contact the Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners Administration Ofce at least two (2) days prior to the meeting at (850) 926-0919; Hearing and Voice Impaired at 1-800-955-8771; or email at ADARequest@mywakulla. com.DECEMBER 26, 2013 MARINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE DECEMBER 26, 2013 PUBLIC MEETINGDECEMBER 26, 2013The City of St. Marks plans to apply for an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownelds Cleanup grant for $200,000 to assist with remediation efforts at the former St. Marks Renery site, specically the Eastern Parcel along the riverfront of the St. Marks River. The subject sites Western Parcel received a cleanup grant in 2013. The Eastern Parcel comprises approximately 7 acres, more or less. The City will hold a public meeting/workshop to enable citizens to review the Grant application/proposal and a draft Analysis of Brownelds Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) and offer time for questions and comments from individual attending the meeting. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 788 Port Leon Drive, City of St. Marks, Florida commencing at 6:30 pm on January 8, 2014. Alternatively if you are unable to attend the meeting, inquiries and comments can be submitted electronically by addressing an email to the Citys Browneld Consultant at Roger.Register@Cardno.com. Place in the Subject Line St. Marks EPA 2014 Cleanup Grant. Emails must be received by January 16, 2014. Paper copies of the application will be available at the public meeting/workshop or can be obtained in electronic format by emailing a request to the above referenced email address.City Hall is located at 788 Port Leon Drive is open 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number is 850.925.6224. Persons needing special access considerations should call City Hall at least 24 hours before the scheduled workshop. Experts predict that within 100 years, natural lands and water resources will become scarce. Climate change will irreversibly alter the planet. And the habitats that support all life could be lost forever. Support our mission to protect the future of our natural world. To make a difference that lasts, join The Nature Conservancy. Log onto www.nature.org today or call (800) 842-8905.Little Tupper Lake in New Yorks Adirondack State Park.

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Page 4 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Letters to the Editor The Wakulla News welcomes your letters. Its preferred that you email it to editor@thewakullanews.net, but you can also mail it to P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville FL 32326 or drop it off at The News of ce, 3119-A Crawfordville Highway. Letters are published as space becomes available and must include the authors rst and last name, mailing address and telephone number for veri cation purposes. One submission per person per month. Letters are edited for style, length and clarity.readers speak out The Opinion Page The Wakulla News (USPS 664-640) is published weekly at 3119-A Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327. Periodicals postage paid at P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307. Phone: (850) 926-7102. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: The Wakulla News, P.O. Box 307, Crawfordville, FL 32326-0307.The Wakulla NewsPublisher Emeritus: William M. Phillips Family (1976-2006)All subscriptions to The Wakulla News become due and payable one year from the time the subscription is purchased.In County $34/yr. $20/6 mo. Out of County $46/yr. $28/6 mo. Out of State $49/yr. $29.50/6 mo.Editor: William Snowden ............................................editor@thewakullanews.net Reporter: Amanda Mayor ........................................amayor@thewakullanews.net Advertising: Lynda Kinsey .......................................lkinsey@thewakullanews.net Advertising/reception: Denise Folh ...........................denise@thewakullanews.net Production Coordinator/IT: Eric Stanton ...........advertising@thewakullanews.net NATIONAL NEWSPAPERFOUNDATION NATIONAL NEWSPAPERBlue Ribbon AWARD WINNINGNEWSPAPER MEMBER Most popular stories online: Handels Messiah performed Underwater WakullaDecember 19, 2012 Sheriffs Report December 19, 2013 City of Panacea gets closer Man gets 5 years for traveling to Wakulla for sex with minor BP restoration money funds three Wakulla projects Airport master plan approved The road to recoverythewakullanews.com Follow us onKindness of stranger is appreciated e beauty of Levy Bay Road Anything done about animal slapping?READERS WRITE:Editor, The News: What has been or is being done about animals being hand slapped at the county animal control site? If Wakulla County considers animal abuse under its own ag a non-event, perhaps it is time to simply close up everything including the sheriffs department, the district attorney of ce, the local commission and a so-called justice system. If we live in an area ruled by a menagerie of inept social moralists stuck with the idea that only so-called human beings are worth being concerned about, then the title of Punk County is all we deserve. Cruelty to animals is a sign of mental weakness. For centuries, the greatest exemplars of a Christian society have stated that a nation can be judged by how it treats its animals. Ted Hanna Crawfordville Editor, The News: I just wanted to say there are so many caring people who want to help, even a complete stranger helped me today. I was broken down behind AutoZone today, and there were several people who stopped and asked me if my grandson needed help. I said, No, but thank you. I was waiting on my brother Jimmy May eld to come to my rescue as always. He helps many people in Wakulla. Anyway, my grandson John Rawls and I went into AutoZone to ask a question and turned to leave and a really nice man began to chase me out the door to ask me a question concerning my grandson. Well, I stopped to listen and he began to ask me if my grandson could have a nice Browning jacket. I said yes. My grandson didnt have a jacket at all, and he began to thank him and wish him a very Merry Christmas, but the man was in a hurry and so was I, so therefore I was unable to get his name. I just wanted the man to know how much we appreciate his kindness and it was a real blessing because he didnt have a jacket and how wonderful it was for him to help and we didnt even know him. Thank you dearly, Melinda May eld and grandson John Rawls CrawfordvilleEditor, The News: On Saturday, Sept. 7, by way of Alapaha Avenue, I discovered a new place of peaceful solitude: Levy Bay Road in Panacea. I was driving through the various dirt roads trying to remember the place where my daddy had once lived as a young boy and often drove with me to sit in his pickup and just look at the plot of land that had held the small wooden house he, his mother and siblings lived in. In those days you could still see the foundation and wooden oor that had once been their home; today I saw nothing but grass. As a child, I knew this place was important for my daddy, but it is only now that I understand it. When I woke on Sunday, I could think of nothing else but that beautiful place and knew that I had to see it again that very day, so I fed my chickens and started my journey. Just as I arrived and parked, a lovely thunderstorm was moving through and I watched as a lone Styrofoam cup drifted along in the waves, slowly making its way through the seagrass, helpless to redeem it from somewhere it should not have been in the rst place. Fifteen minutes later and the cup had made it out into the open waters of the bay, set at a steady pace and headed for yet another outcropping of seagrass, much more dense than the rst. I wondered what would eventually become of the cup would it stay lodged in and up against the island of seagrass, to be slowly beaten apart by the sun, wind and waves or would the current just move it along, to continue its journey until it reached solid ground. Now having to turn my head completely around to the right to watch its progress, I decided to move my truck around to face west so that I might continue to see its progress, or lack thereof. From this new vantage I took a moment to look around me, noticing two wooden benches built up against palm trees, one on either side of the small round-about. Yet another storm was coming in, this one containing multiple lightning strikes bringing with them two other visitors to this lone place. The rst truck, which appeared full of teenage boys, parked and talked for a few moments, as they looked out across the bay at the storm coming in from the east, then they turned and looked at me, backed up and pulled out. Shortly after, yet another small truck pulled in, this one containing an older, grey haired gentleman. He parked facing south, watched the storm for a few moments, looked over at me and then pulled out. I pondered this and gured that perhaps both visitors were doing the same as I, each seeking a solitary moment of their own. I turned my attention back toward the marshes, noticing that out further on an island of seagrass I saw two large, black cages and I wondered what they were for, wishing my friend Matt were here with his boat to take me safely over for a closer look. As I prepared to leave this place to return to the chores of the day waiting for me at home, I re ected upon my life, comparing it to the lone Styrofoam cup. Sometimes Im drifting along at a steady pace Im not always happy with, and along that drift I get caught up in barriers of my own wondering if Ill ever get out and around them or simply be beaten apart. I look forward to that day when I nd solid ground a peaceful shore where I am anchored in never to wander, never to wonder who and what I am. Phyllis Berry-Posey Phyllis.Posey@talgov.com Note: This is a repeat of a column that rst ran in 2010.It was, I suppose, my first experience with a rip-off. This ad for Polaris nuclear submarines ran in the back of comic books when I was a kid, and I just had to have one. Just had to have it. Its a rip off, my father warned. Its just a cardboard box. Obviously, the man could not see the incredible picture! Obviously, he could not read the incredible ad copy! I pointed to the picture I read from the copy. Hours and hours of adventure! Sturdily constructed of 200 lb. test material. He rolled his eyes and forbade me from wasting money on the piece of junk. Yet I could envision myself as master of a minisubmarine. I could envision quite a few things about my Polaris submarine the thrill of taking her down in my grandparents swimming pool, of calling out dive! dive! like in those submarine movies, looking out the periscope (Real periscope!) and maybe cruising around Lake Jackson. Yes, it included nuclear missiles and torpedoes. But I was a responsible kid. Costs only $6.98 for this giant of fun, adventure and science. How could you see this and NOT want it? And this is how my generation learned cynicism. Rip-off ads in the back of comic books took our willingness to believe and made us disillusioned. Xray specs that see through clothes? I dont think so. Sell Grit and win prizes? Yeah, right. Learn the secrets of hypnotism and control others? I dont know, that one might be real. I knew enough from my bad experience with the Banana Splits fan club some years earlier not to send money through the mail. I had raided my piggy bank, put my spare change in an envelope along with the required cereal boxtops, wrote Banana Splits or something on the outside, sealed the envelope and walked it to the mailbox. And so it was, sometime later, I casually remarked to my mother that it certainly was taking a long time for my Banana Splits fan club membership to arrive. She explained to me the workings of the U.S. Mail and the need for things like postage stamps. But still, I thought, the money. The postman must have felt the envelope, weighted down with nickels, dimes and a little boys dreams, and carried it directly to the Banana Splits clubhouse. My mother explained it was more likely that the mailman had simply pocketed the change. I would give the mailman squinty-eyed looks of suspicion after that, and wonder if I should ask him for my money back. Between me and my sister, she was the one with the money. I was the one with the dreams. Dreams, in this case, of a Polaris Nuclear submarine. Luckily, the Polaris was Big enough for 2 kids. I told my sister that, if she would help finance my dreams of submersible glory, I would let her ride in it. Sometimes. Not all the time. But occasionally. My sister was the one with the money. We received the same amount of weekly allowance, but she was able to resist the comic book rack. Not me. I loved Unknown Soldier. The Thing. Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandoes. And now I loved and needed a Polaris Nuclear submarine. She agreed to provide nancial backing, but in exchange for access to the submarine whenever she wanted. I felt this was unreasonable. She insisted, it was only fair. No, I said, absolutely not. She said, if thats how it is she would absolutely not pay for it. In fact, maybe she would just order one of her own and cut me completely out of the deal. Okay, okay. I had no choice but to relent. I hadnt even gotten my Polaris Nuclear submarine and already I was losing it. When placing a mailorder ad, our parents had instructed us to come to them with the money and they would write a check to send off with our order. I had done this in the past with purchases such as the Life-sized Frankenstein with Glowing Eyes, which was a poster of Frankensteins monster printed on very thin, very cheap plastic and two paper dots that glowed-in-the-dark that you peeled off and put on Frankensteins eyes. Do not send cash through the mail! Hadnt that been the lesson of the Banana Split debacle years earlier? But my fathers adamant refusal to go along with my need for a Polaris Nuclear submarine drove me to desperate measures. Just put the cash in the envelope, I told my sister. Itll be all right. The Polaris Nuclear submarine did not arrive that summer. At one point, my mother received a notice from the post of ce that there was a large package for pick up. Too big to t in the mailbox. My mind reeled. (Because of the POLARIS SUBs giant size, we must ask for 75 cents shipping charges.) It must be my submarine. It could be nothing else! My heart was lled to bursting. My mother is a practical woman. She would not make a special trip to the post of ce right then, but would stop by while running other errands. First, the grocery shopping and oh how long would I have to endure such torturous tedium before my submarine and I would be nally united in undersea adventure? At last, the post of ce. And the oversize package was ... some Time-Life Books. I was shattered. Crushed. I have disliked Time-Life Books ever since. My Polaris Nuclear submarine did not arrive then or anytime after that. But I am still waiting.Still waiting on my Polaris Nuclear submarine SPECIAL TO THE NEWS William Snowdenwsnowden@thewakullanews.net

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 5 Wakulla Worship Centers Medart Area Crawfordville Area Sopchoppy Coastal Wakulla Station 9:30am Worship Service850-745-84123383 Coastal HighwayChrist Church AnglicanWednesday 6:00 pm Dinner 6:45 pm Bible Study Children, Youth and Adult Bible ClassesThursday 10:00 am Adult Bible StudyThe Rev. John Spicer, RectorSunday Nursery available Pastor Vicar Bert MatlockChurch 926-7808 Pre-School 926-5557Bible Class 9:00 a.m. Worship 10:00 a.m. Pre-School M-F (3-5 Years)Trinity Lutheran Church of Wakulla County Hwy. 98, Across from WHS Web site: Lutheransonline.com/trinityofwakulla Ochlockonee BayUnited Methodist ChurchSunday Worship 9 a.m. Adult Sunday School 10:30 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall(850) 984-0127 Sopchoppy United Methodist ChurchSunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 11 a.m.Pastor Kevin Hall850-962-2511 Wakulla United Methodist ChurchSunday Contemporary Service 8:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages 10 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m.1584 Old Woodville Rd. Wakulla Station 421-5741 Pastor Susie Horner St. Elizabeth Ann SetonCatholic Church Fr. Edward T. Jones, Pastor3609 Coastal Hwy. Crawfordville 850 926-1797Sunday Mass 10:00 am Wednesday & Thursday Mass 7:00 pm Monday Mass 3:30 pm Eden Springs 1st Saturday of every month: Confessions 10:30 11:30 and 3:00 4:00 Adoration Mass 10:00 am S t 360 360 Cemetery lots and Cremain spaces available.850509-7630 Crawfordville United Methodist ChurchPastor Mike Shockley 926-7209 Ochlockonee & Arran Road Come Grow With Us www.crawfordville-umc.orgSunday School 10:00 a.m. Worship 11:00 a.m. Sopchoppy Church Of ChristCorner of Winthrop & Byrd St.Sunday: Bible Study ...9:30 a.m. Worship ...................10:30 a.m. Evening Worship .............5 p.m. Wednesday: Bible Study ...7 p.m. Visitors are welcome! Home Bible Courses available please call for details, 96213Schedule of Services SUNDAY: Refreshments Sunday School Worship Prayer WEDNESDAY: Supper Pioneer Club: Youth and Adult Classes 9:30am 10:00am 11:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:30pm Pastor John S. Dunning (From Rhema Bible Training Center) www.ochcc.org Blood Bought Word Taught Spirit WroughtSpirit Life ChurchPentecostal 962-9000 2889C Crawfordville Hwy 850.926.9308 bigbendhospice.org Were Here to Share the Journey... Sunday School........................10 a.m. Sunday Worship ......................11 a.m. Evening Worship .......................6 p.m. Wednesday Service ..................7 p.m. & Youth Service ........................7 p.m. Royal Rangers ...........................7 p.m. Missionettes ..............................7 p.m. Ivan Assembly of God202 Ivan Church Road Crawfordville Pastor, Daniel CookseyCome & Worship With Us926-IVAN(4826) religious views and events ChurchHonoring Your Loved One In PrintFREE Standard Obituaries in The Wakulla News & Online (850) 926-7102 Your church ad here! (850) 926-7102 OUT TO PASTOR Grandfathers vs. Father Christmas By JAMES L. SNYDERDuring this time of the year, a certain controversy raises its ugly red-scarfed head. Year after year, this hullabaloo continues and nobody has taken the initiative to deal with this holiday wrangling. That is, until now. Normally, I am a mildmannered person and just to be on the safe side, I stay out of telephone booths. As a great philosopher once said, Ive stands all I can stand and I cant stands no more. This Christmas inequality has been going on for a very long time. It is about time somebody took some action in this regard. Since nobody else has the courage to take on this subject, I pick up my pen (actually its my computer keyboard) and duly attack the subject at hand. I know, as I begin, what I am going to say will not sit well with certain portions of the population. Some will even accuse me of jealousy and other foul attitudes. It just has to be said. This disparity is between Father Christmas and Grandfathers. As a card-carrying member of the Grandfathers union (GFU), I feel I have the right to express my mind on this subject. In my opinion, Father Christmas is getting too much attention at the expense of Grandfathers everywhere. Sure, I give you that Father Christmas does have his place in our culture. I know children are enamored with him in his silly little red suit and funny hat. Just between you and me, no self-respecting Grandfather would be caught dead dressed like Father Christmas. I will admit that some Grandfathers dress rather silly and act even sillier. I believe I should set the record straight between Father Christmas and Grandfathers. Let me compare these two right now and clear up this subject. Then you can be the judge. I have complete con dence in the intelligence of my readers. First, Father Christmas makes up a list of naughty and nice children. I feel, and I am speaking as a Grandfather, this is highly discriminatory. Children should not be subjected to such discrimination in this day of enlightenment. Today, children have it hard enough without this silly overweight elf from the North Pole putting undue pressure on them. Grandfathers love both naughty and nice children, especially the naughty. Grandfathers know naughty children need more attention. Second, Father Christmas only comes once a year. What I want to know is what he is doing the rest of the year. From the pictures I have seen, I am guessing it is not in the area of exercise. Grandfathers are around all the time, not just at Christmas. No matter what time of year, you can always nd a Grandfather, which is more than can be said of Father Christmas. Third, Father Christmas just brings toys in his huge bag. I grant you, some of these toys are terri c. I am not going to sell Father Christmas short on this aspect. Grandfathers should get some recognition for other things that are just as wonderful. Grandfathers, for example, are full of stories, jokes and a lot more. Fourth, Father Christmas drives around in an oldfashioned sleigh powered by eight tiny reindeer, with no room to take children for rides. What is that all about? Nothing is more exciting for children than driving around with their Grandfather, usually in some old pickup with an array of unidenti able aromas. Whatever they are driving, the ride always ends with ice cream. Try getting Father Christmas to drive children for ice cream and see what he does. Fifth, Father Christmas, no matter where you see him, is always in a hurry. He never seems to have enough time to spend with children. Sure, toys are great, but no toy can equal time spent with a Grandfather. One of the special things about a Grandfather is he always makes time for children. God made Grandfathers for children. Even though most Grandfathers are hard of hearing, they always hear what is important. I know similarities exist between Father Christmas and Grandfathers. Both, for example, are rotund and quite jolly. Both love cookies. However, that just may be where the similarity ends. What people do not know, and I have this on good authority, Father Christmas always sends the Christmas bill to Grandfathers. Of course, Grandfathers do not complain about this for one moment. We are glad to help whenever we can; however, it would be nice to have a little bit of recognition during the Christmas holiday. One thing Grandfathers can do Father Christmas cannot do is pray. Blessed are the grandchildren who have a Grandfather who prays for them. Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much. (James 5:16 KJV.) One righteous Grandfather is worth all the Father Christmases in the world.Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at (866) 552-2543 or e-mail jamessnyder2@ att.net. Special to The News Patients bene t most from hospice care when life expectancy is approximately six months. The patient, family and friends can initiate the process by contacting a local hospice program. When people learn about all that hospice care has to offer, often they are both relieved and concerned relieved that the comprehensive list of services aims to comfort the patient and assist the caregiver; concerned about how such valuable services are paid for. Many times people are hesitant to contact hospice because they are unsure of the cost. However, once someone is medically quali ed for hospice, most hospice patients use Medicare Hospice bene ts to pay for their care. Eighty percent of people who use hospice care are over the age of 65, and are thus entitled to the services offered by the Medicare Hospice Bene t, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, 2013. Medicare Part A offers 100 percent coverage for hospice services, including expert pain and symptom management, care from a team of professionals, medicines, medical equipment and medical supplies related to the hospice diagnosis. Speci cally, it covers physician and nursing services, hospice aides, spiritual, dietary and other counseling, continuous care during crisis periods, trained volunteers and bereavement services. Every Big Bend Hospice patient will always have access to the hospice team by telephone. After hours, a BBH nurse will respond to the call. An on call team member will make a home visit if assistance is necessary. The Hospice Benefit does not pay for roundthe-clock care for patients. Hospice social workers help families gure out how to get additional care for patients who need more help. Also, unlike the Medicare Home Health bene t, the Hospice benefit does not require patients to be homebound. Hospice patients are free to go out to visit friends and family, or participate in other activities as they are able. A patient can remain in hospice care beyond six months if a physician re-certi es that the patient is terminally ill. Regular Medicare coverage is available to Hospice bene ciaries for non-terminal related services. In 1986, laws were passed to allow the states to develop coverage for hospice programs. Most states have a Medicaid hospice bene t, which is patterned after the Medicare hospice bene t. Coverage by private insurance is similar to the Medicare and Medicaid Hospice bene ts. Hospice services are covered for military families under Tricare. Big Bend Hospice, through community support, covers the costs of quali ed patients needing care who have no insurance. Sometimes a terminally ill patients health improves or their illness goes into remission and the patient can be discharged from service. When you have hospice care, the financial burdens usually associated with caring for a terminally ill patient are virtually nonexistent. Through Big Bend Hospice, no one is ever refused services because of inability to pay. Big Bend Hospice has been serving this community since 1983 with compassionate end of life care along with grief and loss counselors available to provide information and support to anyone in Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Madison, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin or Wakulla County. If you would like additional information about services, please call (850) 878-5310 or visit www. bigbendhospice.org.How Hospice services are covered PHOTO SPECIAL TO THE NEWSThe Parish FamilyParish Family will perform at Friendship ChurchSpecial to The NewsThe Parish Family, a gospel singing group, will perform a concert at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church on Sunday, Dec. 29, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 165 Friendship Road in Medart. The concert is free and everyone is welcome.

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Page 6 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comFrederick Davenport Hollis III, 75, of Crawfordville, died in Tallahassee, on Dec. 16, 2013, after a brief illness. He was the son of Frederick D. Hollis and Emily Brim Hollis of Pelham, Ga. He was born in Moultrie, Ga., on Jan. 16, 1938 and grew up in Pelham. He graduated from Pelham High School and attended Florida State University with a major in Music Education. He joined the U.S. Army Band at Fort Myer, Va. (Washington) where he served for three years performing in both the ceremonial bands at Arlington Cemetery and the U.S. Army Concert Band. After living and playing his tuba in New York, he returned to Tallahassee and joined the faculty at Fairview Middle School where he taught band for 30 years. He was a founding member of the Tallahassee Winds, playing in the tuba section. He was also a member of the Wakulla County Historical Society. Fred was an avid sherman and loved to sh the grass ats at the St. Marks Lighthouse. A celebration of his life will take place in the spring at the St. Marks Wildlife Refuge. He is survived by his wife, Kay Hayes Hollis; his sister, Florence Hollis of Faber of Virginia; his stepdaughter, Petra Schultz Ervin (Rick) and step-grandson, Bretton Hayes Ervin, all of Castle Rock, Colo. A memorial service will be planned for a later date. Obituaries Frederick Davenport Hollis III Margaret WhiteheadMargaret Whitehead, 75, died on Thursday, Dec. 19 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville Survivors include her husband of more than 52 years, Alan Whitehead, who sends the message: I miss you more than words can say but, as arranged, please wait for me to come. Additional survivors include a daughter: Karen Havice, husband Lanc, child George; a son, Craig Whitehead, wife MeiLin, and children Caelan, Sydni and Hailei. A private memorial service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to Caring Voice Coalition, Mechanicsville, Va., (888) 267-1440, www. caringvoice.org.Margaret Whitehead Frederick Davenport Hollis IIIFour phases of mourningPreacher feature: Pastor Ethel Skipper BEREAVEMENT COLUMN HEAVENS TO BETSY By TRACY RENEE LEEI often hear people refer to a teenagers poor behavior as a phase. Somehow, this interpretation or usage of the word lessens its true application. A phase as described in the dictionary is a process of change or development. This true meaning of phase is exactly what we are describing in the Phases of Mourning. Each phase as it is accomplished brings the survivor back to a balance in life. It allows joy, peace, and tranquility to return. It re-establishes harmony and allows functionality to exist within the survivors life. Mourning is divided into four phases. Phase 1 A PERIOD OF NUMBNESS. Numbness is the deprivation of physical or emotional sensations. The numbness experienced by most survivors, helps them to disregard that death has occurred. This short period of numbness allows them to function in a manner close to their normal level of productivity. This is particularly noteworthy, as there are very important decisions to make at this time. Phase 2 A PERIOD OF YEARNING. The survivor yearns for the return of the deceased and does not yet comprehend the permanence of this new reality. Anger is generally experienced during this phase. Anger may be directed at the deceased for not being there to help out, or for in icting loneliness and pain upon the survivor. Anger may also be directed at others for not doing something to prevent the death of the deceased. It may also be projected upon others or self, for non-factually based perceptions, affecting the cause of death. Anger is a powerful and motivating emotion. It is not always factually based. Phase 3 A TIME OF DISORGANIZATION AND DESPAIR. The survivor is learning that things are not the same. They nd it dif cult to function as they once did. Each experience that was once a cooperative effort is now their sole responsibility. This is the most crucial phase of the experience to overcome. If a survivor is unable to move beyond this phase, they are in danger of entering severe depression and recovery may become extremely complicated. Phase 4 A REORGANIZATION OF BEHAVIOR. In this phase of mourning, we see the survivor change all aspects of their existence. They pull their lives together and begin to function at their normal capacity, albeit alone. Although life has forever changed, if a survivor passes through each of these phases successfully, grief recovery will be clinically completed. They should be able to satisfactorily accomplish their daily activities and eventually participate in social activities with greater ease. Tracy Renee Lee is a funeral director, author, and freelance writer. It is my lifes work to comfort the bereaved and help them live on. Please follow my blog at http://pushinup-daisies.blogspot. com/ and Twitter account @PushnUpDaisies, visit my website www.QueenCityFuneralHome.com or read my book Pushin Up Daisies for additional encouragement and information. By DR. BETSY GOEHRIG This week we highlight the ministry of Pastor Ethel Skipper of Skipper Temple Community Church, located at 165 Surf Road in Sopchoppy. Pastor Skipper is the founding minister of the church, having established the congregation in 2007. At 77 years old and having suffered and recovered from a stroke, this amazing woman continues to faithfully serve God, her family, her church, and her community. Pastor Skipper is also a frequent contributor of faith columns and information to The Wakulla News. Sunday services of the Skipper Temple Community Church include Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Worship at 11 a.m. Bible Study is held on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. They share in a Christmas Eve service with the Macedonia Church in Sopchoppy, with it being held at Macedonia this year. Skipper Temple also hosts an Easter Sunrise Service. On the fourth week of January, they will host a Womens Conference at their church open to all women, with food provided. They dont have a lunchroom and could do more, if they got help to build and add on a lunchroom later in December. For more information, call (850) 962-7838. The congregation has a feeding ministry, for when they visit people who are sick and take baskets of food. They are also involved in the food bank at the Crawfordville United Methodist at 176 Ochlockonee Street. Skipper Temple also participates in various community activities, such as having a booth at the Annual Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin Festival and participating in the Jesus River Festival. Pastor Skipper grew up in Sopchoppy and is happy to be able to minister in this community. I went to church and at an early age got saved, she says. I always worked in the community and revivals. I always evangelized. She started pastoring 25 years ago in Caryville, where she served for 18 years before coming back to found the new church in Sopchoppy. She received her calling into ministry in 1982, when she had a spiritual calling to teach and preach the Word. She was rst licensed as a minister and later ordained in 1985. Pastor Skipper also worked as a national woman leader for her denomination, the Church of Christ Written in Heaven. In 1999, she graduated from a local bible college, based out of Jacksonville, with classes conducted in Gretna, where she received her Masters in Bible Theology. When asked who has been an inspiration for her, she responds that one person who had already passed on, Alice Jackson, had been very in uential in her life and ministry. When Pastor Skipper rst started pastoring and was called to preach, people didnt accept women too well, but Pastor Jackson encouraged her to keep the faith, study the Word, and know how to present herself. Another person who has been a close inspiration for Pastor Skipper was her mother, who was a missionary. Following in her mothers footsteps, Pastor Skipper has been a pioneer for women in ministry to blaze the trail for others to follow in this path of Christian leadership and servanthood. In describing a challenging time in ministry, Pastor Skipper shared about when she left Caryville to come to Sopchoppy. It was during the time they were to build, about ve or six years ago. The property had a lot of stumps on it and property prices went up. After developing the congregation to this point of building, the membership all left for different reasons which is typical of new church ministry. During the time it took to build and with members having left, she didnt let that stop her she and her husband stepped out in faith and personally took out a note to build the church. The church now has about 50 members in worship, with more in membership. She also has many other people she ministers to, teaches, and provides pastoral care for, in person and on the phone. Her work is greater than the churchs membership. Pastor Skippers family is very involved in Skipper Temple. Her husband Willie Skipper serves as a Deacon. Her daughter Chinesta Smith is involved in outreach ministries in schools and prisons. Her daughter Glenda Simmons serves at the church, in womens conferences and workshops. Her daughter Colleen Mitchell serves as a Deaconess. Her daughter Charlene Green is the Choir Director. Her son Willie Skipper Jr., is a member of the church. She and her husband have been married 60 years and have a big family, with many grandchildren and great-granchildren. A couple of scriptures that have been especially meaningful for her life and ministry are from Matthew 20:20 and Psalm 119:11. Matthew 20:1-16 is the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard, which tells about how the different workers work different hours, but all receive the same pay with the reward being eternal life. Psalm 119 :11 tells of Gods Word being hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You. Pastor Skipper says that as long as we carry Gods Word in our heart, it helps us not sin but to do what is right. She is a living example of that which she preaches.The Rev. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 7happenings in our community CommunitySpecial to The NewsSundance, a westernthemed store, which offers boots, clothing, jewelry, home furnishings, and more is now open. "We've got a little bit of everything for everybody," says Sue Taft, former owner of Sassy Sue's Boutique. After recognizing the need for a boot and clothing supply in Wakulla county and coupling it with her love of westerninspired dcor, Ms. Taft birthed Sundance. The store's appeal is not limited to horse enthusiasts and outdoorsmen, however. It's selection and atmosphere is very broad and attempts to embrace the values many of us remember from days-gone-by: hard work, perseverance, honesty, fairness, integrity, virtue, morality. Sundance is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Christmas. If you can't nd what your looking for, Sue, Tyler or Christy will be happy to assist you and are welcoming your input and suggestions. The store is located at 2510 Crawfordville Highway and can be reached at (850) 745-8153.Sundance western store is now open on Highway 319Special to The NewsBrevard College in N.C has named Caleb Stephens of Crawfordville to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher for the semester. Brevard College (www.brevard.edu) is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action.Stephens named to Deans List at Brevard CollegeSpecial to The NewsPolish off your dancin shoes Daddy, its time for the 9th annual Northside Rotary Daddy Daughter Dance and Diamond Dinner at the Hotel Duval on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Moon, sponsored by Capital Regional Medical Center and Capital Regional Medical Group. This is a special event for daughters of all ages and their father gures. Advance dance tickets are $50 per couple and $15 for extra daughters. There will be light refreshments and entertainment by the Music Machine. You can make the night extra special with tickets to the Diamond Dinner to be held at the elegant Duval Hotel on Level 8. This package includes ne dining, owers, transportation on the Princess Express and more surprises for only $100 per couple. Dinner tickets are limited so you can purchase them online at www. RotaryDDD.com or call (850) 514-6243 or (850) 212-3855. Tickets are also available at Sonnys BBQ, Refinery Fitness and the Moon Ticket Of ce. Proceeds from the Daddy Daughter Dance will bene t local and international charities sponsored by the Tallahassee Rotary Club Northside.Special to The NewsTo help make sure everyone has a safe ride home, AAA, Bud Light and Tri-Eagle Sales will offer the Tow to Go program for holiday season. The program is designed to help discourage an intoxicated driver from getting behind the wheel and is offered through Jan. 1. Anyone, AAA member or not, can call for a Tow to Go ride. Last year, one of the busiest weekends for Tow to Go was during the holiday season, said Gerry Gutowski, AAA Sr. Vice President. This program is invaluable because it brings attention to the dangers of drinking and driving beyond just giving an intoxicated driver a safe ride home. Since its inception in 1998, Tow to Go has safely removed more than 22,000 intoxicated drivers from the roads. The service is designed to be used as a last resort. It is offered based on availability of AAA drivers and tow trucks during times of high call volume. The Auto Club Group has provided the Tow to Go service for more than 15 years because it allows AAA to protect the freedom and mobility of motorists on our roadways. The Tow to Go program is a simple and effective way to help prevent drunk driving, said Kristen Black, director of marketing, Tri-Eagle Sales (the local AnheuserBusch distributor). We are proud to join forces with AAA and their team of roadside assistance service vehicle drivers on this great program that helps to keep our roads safe. Tow to Go Services: Confidential local ride within a 10-mile radius to a safe location; Services provided in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee; Free and available to both AAA members and non-members and AAA tow truck takes the vehicle and the driver home. Call (855) 2-TOW-2-GO or (855) 286-9246 for services. 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Page 8 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comeducation news from local schools School Special to The NewsDecember Teachers of the Month Riversink Elementary Schools Katie Hart and Wakulla Pre-K School LeNita Winkler are recognized with Crawfordville Elementary Schools Bonnie Kyle. Superintendent Bobby Pearce and the Wakulla County School Board applaud the allegiance and creative energy each of these individuals, who give to the children of Wakulla County. The get-up-andgo they supply on behalf of the students, schools, the profession of education and communities they serve continues to make a positive difference. Riversink Elementary selected Katie Hart to represent the District as the December Teacher of the Month. Hart was selected to open the new Riversink Elementary School media center in August 2008. Fortunately for the Otter Team she had years of experience as a media specialist from Sabal Palm Elementary in Tallahassee and Central Avenue Elementary in Kissimmee. Hart brought fifteen years of education experience with her. She refers to the opening of a new media center as a dream come true. Originally from Indiana and graduate of Ball State University, Hart also attended and received a library science degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. From shelving books and helping students, she enjoys every aspect of the job. Hart believes she has the best job in the school because she is able to support the curriculum by locating resources for every teacher and teach students how to research. One of her favorite projects is the State Research Project organized for 3rd-5th grade students. Hart shares, I am continually amazed how much they enjoy this project. When I announced the project last month, the students actually cheered. Riversink Principal Jackie High adds, Katie Hart is an awesome media specialist and an awesome part of the Otter team. She participates in most schools events, assists teachers and is a key player in our Positive Behavior Support program. LeNita Winkler, December Teacher of the Month, has been teaching Wakulla Pre-K students since August 2006. A graduate of FSU, Winkler has a bachelor and master degrees in Child Development. Winkler loves teaching Pre-K. With enthusiasm she states, I love my job. Every day is like a birthday party or day at the park. We learn all day long, every single day and it doesnt even seem like work. The students are always happy to see me and love to give hugs. The best park of PreK is the tremendous growth we witness. Students go from pull ups to graduation and broken words to full dialogue in two years. I sincerely believe PreK teachers are the luckiest. We learn through play all day and get to call it work. Beyond teaching students all day, Mrs. Winkler serves as the chair of the Positive Behavior Support Committee and the School Improvement Committee. She is currently a member and volunteer of NAMI and serves as a Guardian ad Litem. PreK Principal Kim Dutton shares, Mrs. Winkler involves students in literacy activities involving vocabulary, story elements, sequencing and comprehension with student centered involvement at the forefront. There is never a time she doesnt volunteer for a committee or take a leadership role in a task when she is approached. When she is working on a task she does so with excellent organizational skills. She commits to it. She gains support for it. She sees it through to the end. She is a teacher mentor and puts forth great effort to provide meaningful advice to our new teachers. She also takes a personal interest in each and every one of her students in the classroom including their likes and dislikes. Her housekeeping center is always stocked with pink tu-tus, heels, construction hats, hammers, wrenches and tool belts. The wardrobe combinations exiting her classroom might be shocking to the unsuspecting visitor. However, Ms. Lenita doesnt bat an eye. When entering Ms. Lenitas room you may meet a construction worker fairy granting wishes, a wood working carpenter rocking a baby, or a super hero wearing a lab coat. I am always uplifted when I visit Ms. Lenitas class and see her allowing students to be themselves and use their imaginations. Crawfordville Elementary Schools Bonny Kyle, was selected as the December Employee of the Month. Mrs. Kyle has been serving the students and teachers and parents at Crawfordville since 1996. She started as a teacher assistant, then worked in data entry and now is the school secretary and the rst smiling face you see when you enter the school. Kyle is a cougar through and through. She looks at the Crawfordville faculty and staff as an extension of her family. She states, I spend as much time with my cougar family as I do my own family. We laugh together, cry together and console one another through lifes ups and downs. One of the most humorous moments she recalls is when the of ce staff and administrators dressed as elves for the school holiday program. Mrs. Kyle said, The level of commitment I have for our school is unending. I will always stay on the job until the work is complete. If it takes weekends, after school, or before school, I will make sure it gets done. Principal Angie Walker adds, I have the honor and privilege of working with one of the kindest, most thoughtful, hardest working, most dedicated and enthusiastic individuals I have ever met. Bonny Kyle is an incredible person. Bonny makes a lasting positive impression for our school that sets the tone at the front door. Whether she is serving as safety patrol for unauthorized adults, the welcome wagon leader, decorating queen, creative thinker, volunteer coordinator, supporter, defender, care giver, or most spirited cougar at our school its always rst class. This recognition is well deserved. Katie Hart LeNita Winkler Bonny Kyle School Board names December Teachers, Employee of the Month The following schools have requested newspapers for their classrooms and are in need of sponsors. This one time cost covers an entire school year. Crawfordville Elementary ..........36 classrooms/newspapers .........$576/yr Medart Elementary ...................50 classrooms/newspapers .........$800/yr Riversink Elementary ................20 classrooms/newspapers .........$320/yr Shadeville Elementary ..............40 classrooms/newspapers .........$640/yr Wakulla High School ................50 classrooms/newspapers .........$800/yr C.O.A.S.T. Charter School ........10 classrooms/newspapers .........$160/yr Sopchoppy Education Center.......................20 newspapers ..........$320/yr Attention Teachers if you are a teacher in a Wakulla County school that is not currently listed and would like The Wakulla News delivered to your classroom, please contact us today!Just $16 puts a newspaper in a classroom every week for an entire school year. To sponsor or partially sponsor a classroom in a Wakulla County school, call Lynda Kinsey at (850) 926-7102, or mail your contribution to The Wakulla News Newspaper in Education Program, P. O. Box 307, Crawfordville, Florida 32326. ! Name _________________________________ Address _______________________________ City _______________________State ____Zip _________ Phone ______________Email _______________________ Your donation of $16 will sponsor a classroom for an entire school year.YES! I want to help sponsor NIE program. Enclosed is my check for _____________ to help support as many children as I can. All donations to the NIE program are tax deductible.For sponsoring The Wakulla News Newspapers in Education program.Get on the bus and help bring the most up-to-date textbook to our local classrooms by becoming a sponsor of STOP MEDART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: : : Holiday Festival Appreciation : : :The PTO, administration, sta, and students would like to extend a most sincere THANK YOU to all the wonderful contributors, parents, volunteers, and participants in this school years Holiday Festival.On the evening of Friday, December 6, 2013, the school held its annual fundraising event with the help of many community leaders who oered their gracious support. Medart was able to provide a time of enjoyment, fellowship, and memories for the schools families and our community. Through everyones support we were able to gain nancial assistance toward the purchase of new playground equipment.We truly appreciate the generous donations from the following:Ameris Bank Anytime Fitness Ben Withers Construction Best Western/ The Patel Family Busch Gardens Capital City Bank Centennial Bank Crawfordville Lions Club Crums Mini Mall Dart Container Dillards Hamaknockers BBQ Lifeway Christian Bookstore Jeff Mohr Peavy & Son Construction Company, Inc. PepsiCola Publix Supermarkets Inc. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 9outdoor sports and shing reports OutdoorsSelf-defense with the Shoot Like a Girl club HOME ON THE RANGEPlease watch out for manatees By MARJ LAWWomen of all ages meet at the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce range in Sopchoppy every Wednesday from about 9 a.m. until noon. This group is open to any woman who would like to learn about handguns and self-defense. Usually we shoot handguns, but on Dec. 11 we had a special instructor for a personal defense class. Deputy Carl Allen offered to help us learn techniques to make us safer, especially during this holiday season. Carl has a vast background of 15 years of varied martial arts training, and for four years he instructed in a Taekwondo school right here in Crawfordville. If you are a woman and accosted while returning to your car with bags of holiday shopping, how would you conduct yourself? Would you stare like a deer in the headlights on Coastal Highway 98 or would you react? Do you know how to protect yourself? First of all, Carl says to have a plan and to trust in yourself and your sixth sense. If you feel unsafe, there may be a very good reason for it. Be a turkey. Turkeys are skittish. Be skittish yourself. Notice your surroundings and the people around you. The first plan is to place yourself in a safe situation. Shop in pairs. There is safety in numbers. A person bent on robbing you of your purse or car is going to look for a person who is all alone. Next, park as close to your shopping as possible. That way, you wont have a long, dark walk to your car. Leave the shopping cart. Dont drag it all the way back to the store. Every trip back and forth puts you more and more into a vulnerable position. Do not park near a cargo van, where someone could drag you in and you would not be seen. Park where the most people are located. Dont be the only person in a vast, dark parking lot. Have your keys out, in your st with the sharp part of the key between your knuckles in case you need to defend yourself and always remember where you parked that car. Lock your car door as soon as you step inside. Women are fully capable of defending themselves, said Carl. Always be ready up here, he admonished, pointing to his head. Train your mind. Ask yourself What would I do if Now, you are in the situation. He has grabbed your arm. You can learn to break that hold and hit back. Block and strike. Do you karate chop his head? No, the head is made of bone and is hard. Go instead for the neck with the side of your hand. Or take the palm of your hand and push through his nose. If the heel of your hand hits his nose, think of your hand going all the way through his head to the other side. If the side of your hand hits his neck, think of your hand going all the way through his backbone. This is the commitment to action; you have to mean to strike. You may be saving your own life. Thats another part of Carls advice: Punch through from the shoulder, pivoting your pelvis for a complete thrust. If youre going to attack in order to defend yourself, you must be committed. See it all the way through in your mind. This is the plan, the action, and the commitment. Just as it is acceptable to defend ourselves with our guns when we are afraid for our lives, or for the life of someone else, so we can also use deadly physical force with our bodies if we are afraid for our lives. Thats again where the commitment part of Carls thinking goes. We must, literally, ght for our lives when we believe ourselves to be in danger. And this is the purpose of the seminar. We have our plan, we take action, and we follow through with commitment. So we are learning to train our minds, and we will be thinking, What will I do? Next week, Lt. Boonie Mitchell will train us in the use of rapid response as we practice with handguns. Again, if faced with a life or death situation while we carry our guns, will we be the deer freezing, facing the headlights, or will we be the wary turkey ready with a plan of action, and a mindset able to react quickly? If youre a woman and would enjoy learning more about self-defense with handguns, come and join other like-minded women at the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce range on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. until noon. Whether you are new to shooting, or have some experience, you can always learn more and you are welcome to join us every week on Wednesday mornings. Of course, the very first question of each morning is, Where will we eat lunch?!Marj Law is the former director of Keep Wakulla County Beautiful who has become an avid shooter in retirement. 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Page 10 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comWe hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and was able to spend time with family and friends. As the year draws to a close, the Auxiliary is also wrapping up business. We are working hard to get our nal reports led and recorded as well as tie up loose ends. Due to the shutdown earlier this year, we were not able to be out on the water as much as we would have liked. Several crew-quali- ed members need a few hours to remain current. This will prevent them from going into REYER, our classi cation for not ful lling minimum requirements to maintain currency. Last Saturday saw the nal patrol of 2013. With Tim Ashley as Coxswain, Steve Hults, Phil Hill, and Duane Treadon as crew and Terry Hoxsworth as trainee the group left out Saturday morning from Shell Island Fish Camp. Duane Treadon wrote the following report and pictures. The coastal forecast of winds and waves was correct and the crew encountered both as they made way out the St. Marks River towards the lighthouse. Finding an area of the river that was sheltered just a little, the crew took advantage and practiced the person in the water drill. In this drill a life ring is unexpectedly thrown overboard by one member who yells out Person overboard! The other members react immediately. The person at the helm sounds the danger signal, five short blasts on the horn, and pushes the MOB button on the GPS. Bow and stern watch work to get a visual on the person in the water with one member calling out position information to the helm. Another member keep a safety look out for other boats or obstacles in the area and alerts all to any approaching or stationary hazards. As the vessel is maneuvered to pick up the person in the water crew on the stern prepare for retrieval. After practicing the drill the crew then switched to working with a heaving line. The heaving line is used to get a line to a person in the water who is able to grab it and be pulled back onboard. Using the life ring again the crew worked with the line throwing it about 15 yards to with in an arms reach of the life ring. Wind was a factor and the crew had to adjust their throws to counter its effects. After heading out the river towards the lighthouse the crew traveled up the St. Marks towards the 98 bridge. Now in calmer waters the crew practiced anchoring and discussed various forms of rst aid that could be needed in the winter season like hypothermia. It is possible to become hypothermic in our waters during the winter due to long exposure in the water. Once at the 98 bridge the crew completed an inspection and then make way back to the Shell Island to secure the patrol for the day. All on the patrol agreed it was a great ending to 2013. We had hoped to have a patrol on Sunday for St. George Sound, but predicted deteriorating weather condition and an increasing wave forecast caused that mission to be canceled. If you are interested in becoming involved in the Auxiliary, check out our website at www. uscgaux.net for membership information or contact our Flotilla Staff Of cer for Human Resources Fran Keating at fso-hr@uscgaux.net or Flotilla Commander Duane Treadon at FC@ uscgaux.net. As Sherrie says, Safe Boating is no Accident be a part of a solution, not part of a problem! a peek into life on and under the water Water Ways Water Ways Water WaysLocal writers share their experiences Coast Guard Station Panama City ......................................................... (850) 234-4228 Coast Guard Station Yankeetown .......................................................... (352) 447-6900 Coast Guard Auxiliary Apalachee Bay (Flotilla 12) .................................. (850) 942-7500 or ............................................................................(850) 284-1166 Boating Emergencies UnderwaterWakullaBy Travis Kersting The consequence of silt. Have you ever ventured out on a trip with a plan, perhaps on a tight schedule, and life inconveniently intervened which derailed or delayed your trip? Something as simple as a at tire could cost you hundreds of dollars and many hours depending on your preparedness and the extent of the damage. Adding further anxiety to the situation could be loss of contact with help and the onset of weather or darkness. Its important to stay calm and think logically through the situation so you can take measures to get home safely. I recently revisited a story written online about a diver who was on a rebreather with the plan to penetrate a shipwreck. The diver, though experienced, was diving in over 200 feet of water and didnt run a guideline into the wreck. His inappropriate n kicks disturbed the silt and completely blocked his vision of a way out. Because he was on a rebreather he had some time to wait and allow the silt to settle again. Meanwhile his decompression obligation was adding up fast and all he could see is the blinking light of his computer display. This diver made a critical mistake of not maintaining a continuous line to the surface (or open water) and was several rooms into a shipwreck in fairly deep water. He was left with two options, to look for the exit by feel and potentially risk meandering farther into the wreck or to wait. Both options had a high chance of injury or death, especially if he could not remain calm. His rebreather afforded him more time to work on his problems but it came with its own complexities to work out. Thankfully, he lived to write many pages about his ordeal, albeit with considerable decompression obligation and a new-found respect for silty environments. Before I read his article, I too had experienced a silt-out. However, I was on standard open circuit scuba and in a cave. It was not nearly as deep, about 125 feet, but the situations nearly paralleled what the shipwreck diver had endured. My visibility was lost due to a dislodged bacterial mat on the ceiling of the cave which my exhaled bubbles penetrated. The cave was a siphon and during the entire cave penetration this material followed me in as it came off the ceiling. When I stopped to investigate a potential new passage I lost momentary sight of the guideline and was engulfed in what appeared to be oating insulation. I knew the layout of this room fairly well and knew I could not exercise a lost line procedure for lack of solid rock to tie to. Instead I waited and watched the OLED computer display, the only thing I could see. I shut off my light and waited. For exactly 10 minutes I watched and plotted my potential options. Either the water would clear and my exit would be expedient or I would have no option but to feel my way around for a guideline. One cant help but think about the other alternatives when faced with them head on. Thankfully staying calm was fairly easy as when I solo dive I carry abundant amounts of breathing gas that are not intended to be used, this includes extra decompression gas. Obviously, I too, made it out of the cave. Not without considerable effort and more unplanned decompression than I want to admit. It was a learning experience that I describe to our cave students in much more detail in hopes that they will not make the same mistake as me and so they will plan for inevitable failures. The consequence of disturbing the silt is being lost and lost underwater is never enjoyable. We all make mistakes, we all have at tires or broken timing belts or other accidents, and we learn to manage these risks every day. Or we dont listen. Coast Guard Auxiliary ReportsBy Carolyn Brown Treadon AUXILIARY U.S.COAST GUARD Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thu Dec 26, 13 Fri Dec 27, 13 Sat Dec 28, 13 Sun Dec 29, 13 Mon Dec 30, 13 Tue Dec 31, 13 Wed Jan 1, 14 Date 3.5 ft. 12:07 AM 3.6 ft. 12:58 AM High 0.5 ft. 2:29 AM 0.1 ft. 3:42 AM -0.3 ft. 4:46 AM -0.7 ft. 5:42 AM -1.1 ft. 6:33 AM -1.3 ft. 7:21 AM -1.4 ft. 8:06 AM Low 2.2 ft. 8:40 AM 2.4 ft. 10:13 AM 2.6 ft. 11:25 AM 2.9 ft. 12:22 PM 3.1 ft. 1:11 PM 3.2 ft. 1:56 PM 3.3 ft. 2:37 PM High 1.1 ft. 1:56 PM 1.3 ft. 3:09 PM 1.4 ft. 4:18 PM 1.4 ft. 5:20 PM 1.3 ft. 6:14 PM 1.1 ft. 7:03 PM 0.9 ft. 7:54 PM Low 2.8 ft. 8:20 PM 2.9 ft. 9:21 PM 3.1 ft. 10:20 PM 3.3 ft. 11:15 PM High Thu Dec 26, 13 Fri Dec 27, 13 Sat Dec 28, 13 Sun Dec 29, 13 Mon Dec 30, 13 Tue Dec 31, 13 Wed Jan 1, 14 Date 2.7 ft. 12:50 AM High 0.3 ft. 2:40 AM 0.1 ft. 3:53 AM -0.2 ft. 4:57 AM -0.5 ft. 5:53 AM -0.8 ft. 6:44 AM -1.0 ft. 7:32 AM -1.0 ft. 8:17 AM Low 1.7 ft. 8:32 AM 1.8 ft. 10:05 AM 2.0 ft. 11:17 AM 2.2 ft. 12:14 PM 2.3 ft. 1:03 PM 2.4 ft. 1:48 PM 2.5 ft. 2:29 PM High 0.8 ft. 2:07 PM 0.9 ft. 3:20 PM 1.0 ft. 4:29 PM 1.0 ft. 5:31 PM 0.9 ft. 6:25 PM 0.8 ft. 7:14 PM 0.7 ft. 8:05 PM Low 2.1 ft. 8:12 PM 2.2 ft. 9:13 PM 2.3 ft. 10:12 PM 2.5 ft. 11:07 PM 2.6 ft. 11:59 PM High Thu Dec 26, 13 Fri Dec 27, 13 Sat Dec 28, 13 Sun Dec 29, 13 Mon Dec 30, 13 Tue Dec 31, 13 Wed Jan 1, 14 Date 3.3 ft. 12:43 AM 3.4 ft. 1:34 AM High 0.4 ft. 3:33 AM 0.1 ft. 4:46 AM -0.3 ft. 5:50 AM -0.7 ft. 6:46 AM -1.0 ft. 7:37 AM -1.2 ft. 8:25 AM -1.3 ft. 9:10 AM Low 2.1 ft. 9:16 AM 2.2 ft. 10:49 AM 2.4 ft. 12:01 PM 2.7 ft. 12:58 PM 2.8 ft. 1:47 PM 3.0 ft. 2:32 PM 3.1 ft. 3:13 PM High 1.0 ft. 3:00 PM 1.2 ft. 4:13 PM 1.3 ft. 5:22 PM 1.2 ft. 6:24 PM 1.2 ft. 7:18 PM 1.0 ft. 8:07 PM 0.9 ft. 8:58 PM Low 2.6 ft. 8:56 PM 2.7 ft. 9:57 PM 2.9 ft. 10:56 PM 3.1 ft. 11:51 PM High Thu Dec 26, 13 Fri Dec 27, 13 Sat Dec 28, 13 Sun Dec 29, 13 Mon Dec 30, 13 Tue Dec 31, 13 Wed Jan 1, 14 Date 2.8 ft. 12:42 AM High 0.5 ft. 2:08 AM 0.1 ft. 3:21 AM -0.3 ft. 4:25 AM -0.7 ft. 5:21 AM -1.1 ft. 6:12 AM -1.3 ft. 7:00 AM -1.4 ft. 7:45 AM Low 1.7 ft. 8:24 AM 1.8 ft. 9:57 AM 2.0 ft. 11:09 AM 2.2 ft. 12:06 PM 2.4 ft. 12:55 PM 2.5 ft. 1:40 PM 2.6 ft. 2:21 PM High 1.1 ft. 1:35 PM 1.3 ft. 2:48 PM 1.4 ft. 3:57 PM 1.3 ft. 4:59 PM 1.3 ft. 5:53 PM 1.1 ft. 6:42 PM 0.9 ft. 7:33 PM Low 2.2 ft. 8:04 PM 2.3 ft. 9:05 PM 2.4 ft. 10:04 PM 2.6 ft. 10:59 PM 2.8 ft. 11:51 PM High Thu Dec 26, 13 Fri Dec 27, 13 Sat Dec 28, 13 Sun Dec 29, 13 Mon Dec 30, 13 Tue Dec 31, 13 Wed Jan 1, 14 Date 3.6 ft. 12:04 AM 3.7 ft. 12:55 AM High 0.5 ft. 2:26 AM 0.1 ft. 3:39 AM -0.3 ft. 4:43 AM -0.8 ft. 5:39 AM -1.2 ft. 6:30 AM -1.4 ft. 7:18 AM -1.5 ft. 8:03 AM Low 2.3 ft. 8:37 AM 2.4 ft. 10:10 AM 2.7 ft. 11:22 AM 2.9 ft. 12:19 PM 3.1 ft. 1:08 PM 3.2 ft. 1:53 PM 3.4 ft. 2:34 PM High 1.2 ft. 1:53 PM 1.4 ft. 3:06 PM 1.5 ft. 4:15 PM 1.5 ft. 5:17 PM 1.4 ft. 6:11 PM 1.2 ft. 7:00 PM 1.0 ft. 7:51 PM Low 2.9 ft. 8:17 PM 3.0 ft. 9:18 PM 3.2 ft. 10:17 PM 3.4 ft. 11:12 PM High Thu Dec 26, 13 Fri Dec 27, 13 Sat Dec 28, 13 Sun Dec 29, 13 Mon Dec 30, 13 Tue Dec 31, 13 Wed Jan 1, 14 Date High 0.2 ft. 2:25 AM -0.1 ft. 3:31 AM -0.4 ft. 4:29 AM -0.7 ft. 5:22 AM -0.9 ft. 6:11 AM -1.0 ft. 6:59 AM -1.1 ft. 7:42 AM Low 1.2 ft. 8:59 AM 1.4 ft. 11:05 AM 1.6 ft. 12:48 PM 1.8 ft. 1:52 PM 2.0 ft. 2:38 PM 2.0 ft. 3:17 PM 2.1 ft. 3:48 PM High 0.7 ft. 12:22 PM 1.0 ft. 1:22 PM 1.2 ft. 2:43 PM 1.4 ft. 4:05 PM 1.4 ft. 5:12 PM 1.4 ft. 6:08 PM 1.3 ft. 7:05 PM Low 2.3 ft. 7:53 PM 2.4 ft. 8:32 PM 2.5 ft. 9:17 PM 2.5 ft. 10:07 PM 2.6 ft. 11:01 PM 2.7 ft. 11:57 PM High Gulf Coast Weekly AlmanacDec. 19 Dec. 25First Jan. 10 Full Jan. 19 Last Jan. 28 New Jan. 37:12 am-9:12 am 7:36 pm-9:36 pm 1:17 am-2:17 am 1:01 pm-2:01 pm 8:01 am-10:01 am 8:27 pm-10:27 pm 2:15 am-3:15 am 1:42 pm-2:42 pm 8:54 am-10:54 am 9:22 pm-11:22 pm 3:16 am-4:16 am 2:26 pm-3:26 pm 9:51 am-11:51 am 10:20 pm-12:20 am 4:19 am-5:19 am 3:18 pm-4:18 pm 10:51 am-12:51 pm 11:22 pm-1:22 am 5:24 am-6:24 am 4:15 pm-5:15 pm 11:53 am-1:53 pm --:-----:-6:27 am-7:27 am 5:19 pm-6:19 pm 12:25 am-2:25 am 12:56 pm-2:56 pm 7:27 am-8:27 am 6:26 pm-7:26 pm Average Average Average Average Better Best Best7:31 am 5:44 pm 1:18 am 1:03 pmMoon rise/set Sun rise/set Brightness Brightness Brightness Brightness Brightness Brightness Brightness Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set Moon rise/set Sun rise/set7:31 am 5:45 pm 2:16 am 1:43 pm 7:32 am 5:45 pm 3:17 am 2:28 pm 7:32 am 5:46 pm 4:20 am 3:18 pm 7:32 am 5:47 pm 5:25 am 4:16 pm 7:33 am 5:47 pm 6:28 am 5:19 pm 7:33 am 5:48 pm 7:27 am 6:27 pm45% 39% 32% 24% 17% 9% 1%Major Times MinorTimes Major Times MinorTimes Major Times MinorTimes Major Times MinorTimes Major Times MinorTimes Major Times MinorTimes Major Times MinorTimes City of St. Marks St. Teresa, Turkey Pt. Alligator Point, Ochlockonee BayDog Island West End Shell Point, Spring Creek St. Marks River EntranceTide charts by Zihua Software, LLCFor tides at the following points add to Dog Island Listings: High Tide Low Tide Carrabelle 28 Min. 25 Min. Apalachicola 1 Hr., 53 Min. 2 Hrs., 38 Min. Cat Point 1 Hr., 13 Min. 2 Hrs., 31 Min. Lower Anchorage 1 Hr., 36 Min. 2 Hrs., 3 Min. West Pass 1 Hr., 26 Min. 2 Hrs., 39 Min. Barge in the St. Marks River. Tim Ashley at the helm. Phil Hill on stern watch. Pre-underway check.

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 11reports Law Enforcement and CourtsSheri s ReportOn Sunday, Dec. 15, Deputies were serving a felony warrant for violation of probation on John Christopher Burgess, 45, of Crawfordville. During the arrest, materials used to manufacture methamphetamine were discovered at the home. A female subject authorized deputies to enter the Crawfordville residence. The female identi ed meth inside the home and the drug was collected and submitted to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for analysis. Additional materials were seized for safe disposal. Deputy Richard Moon, Sgt. Ryan Muse, Deputy Alan Middlebrooks, Detective Derek Lawhon and the WCSO Narcotics Division investigated. In other activity reported by the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce this week: THURSDAY, DEC. 12 Wakulla School District bus driver Lori Langston reported recovering a student wallet on her bus. She was able to determine ownership of the wallet and observed a plastic baggie that contained marijuana inside. A 14-year-old juvenile claimed the wallet and was issued a Juvenile Civil Citation for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. The student also received a school suspension pending further disciplinary action by the school district. The marijuana weighed 1.7 grams. Deputy Scott Rojas and Deputy Joe Page investigated. The WCSO issued a trespass warning against a resident at a home on River Plantation Road after a female subject was observed raking leaves, placing them in a box and dumping them on another individuals driveway. Johnnie Fewell of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim observed seven unauthorized charges on her bank card. The charges were created at a gas station, Publix and two Wal-Marts in Clermont and Gainesville. The charges totaled $640. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated. FRIDAY, DEC. 13 Alyssa Higgins of COAST Charter School reported discovering drugs at school. A container with marijuana inside was discovered on a bus. The marijuana weighed .3 of a gram and was seized for destruction. Deputy Will Hudson investigated. David Henley of Crawfordville reported the theft of his vehicle. The vehicle was loaned to a friend who failed to return it. Information was received that the vehicle was in Gadsden County. The Midway Police Department con- rmed the location of the vehicle. The victim stated he would retrieve the vehicle and contact the WCSO if anything was missing or damaged. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated. SATURDAY, DEC. 14 A 14-year-old male from Crawfordville was reported missing. The juvenile was angry with his parents and left home after an argument. Deputy Richard Moon, Deputy Alan Middlebrooks and Sgt. Ryan Muse discovered the child at a home in Crawfordville. Deputies Moon and Middlebrooks chased the juvenile through a wooded area in Crawfordville as he refused to comply with commands to stop. Middlebrooks caught and restrained the juvenile after the foot chase. The juvenile was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor and obstruction/ resisting arrest without violence. The juvenile did not score out high enough to be accepted into the juvenile detention center and he was released to his mother. A Crawfordville mother reported that her juvenile daughter was text messaging an adult male. The mother discovered that her 11year-old daughter was communicating with the man over a cell phone application. She posed as her daughter and talked to the male. It appeared that the conversation was heading to becoming vulgar before the mother intercepted the conversation. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated. Stephen Webb of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. A rearm and hunting equipment was removed from the victims unsecured vehicle. The stolen property is valued at $650. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated. Thomas Smith of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. Someone entered the victims property and broke the back windshield of the his vehicle. The vehicle appeared to have been struck by an object similar to a baseball bat. Damage was estimated at $700. Deputy Anthony Paul. SUNDAY, DEC. 15 A Crawfordville victim reported a prowler on his property. As Sgt. Ryan Muse was responding, the victim reported that the suspect was attempting to enter the house. Sgt. Muse and Deputy Ward Kromer secured the suspect in handcuffs. Terrell Lamar Brown, 26, of Crawfordville was found to have outstanding warrants out of Georgia without extradition. Brown was highly intoxicated and being very loud. He was charged with disorderly conduct and transported to the Wakulla County Jail. Tammy Ward of St. Marks reported an animal complaint. The victims dog was shot in the leg by a pellet gun. Deputy Ward Kromer investigated and discovered that the dog was off the victims property when it was shot. The subject who shot the dog told Deputy Kromer that he was defending his property and livestock. Wakulla Animal Control was called in to investigate and the complaint has been forwarded to the State Attorneys of- ce for possible action. Detective Josh Langston also investigated. Anthony Williams, 47, of Tallahassee was arrested for an outstanding warrant out of MiamiDade County following a Crawfordville area traf c stop. Williams was taken to the Wakulla County Jail after Miami-Dade confirmed extradition. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated. MONDAY, DEC. 16 John Antill of Crawfordville and Eden Springs Nursing Home reported recovering a small baggie of marijuana at the facility. The marijuana weighed three grams. Deputy Ross Hasty seized the marijuana for disposal. De Shui Lin of Crawfordville reported a business burglary at Ming Tree Restaurant in Crawfordville. The victim arrived for work and discovered the business open. The victim reported the theft of an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency. Detective Clint Beam and Deputy Ross Hasty investigated. Wal-Mart of cials turned in found property to Deputy Scott Powell. Wal-Mart periodically turns over found property to the sheriffs of ce. Some of the found items include glasses, credit cards, cell phones and jewelry. The property was turned over to the Property and Evidence Custodian for storage. Patricia Candler of Crawfordville reported a fraud. Six suspicious charges were observed on the victims bank account. The charges were created at WalMarts in Clermont and Ocoee and at an inn in Whitehouse, Ohio. The charges totaled $517. The information was sent to the Lake County Sheriffs Of ce and Orange County Sheriffs Of ce. Sgt. Ray Johnson and Detective Randy Phillips investigated. Flossie Denmark of Crawfordville reported a credit card offense. The victim observed seven unauthorized charges on her bank account. The unauthorized charges totaled $627 at a Wal-Mart and Kmart in Winter Haven. Sgt. Ray Johnson and Detective Randy Phillips investigated. TUESDAY, DEC. 17 Dustin Wilson of Crawfordville reported the theft of his wallet from Wal-Mart. The wallet and contents were removed from the victims jacket at the store. The wallet and contents are valued at $106. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. William Riley of Crawfordville reported a vehicle theft. The vehicle was stolen from the victims property. A GPS unit and hand tool set, valued at $1,200, was also stolen with the vehicle. The vehicle was entered into the NCIC/ FCIC data base as stolen. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated. Angela Godwin of Panacea reported a business burglary at Dollar General in Panacea. A male and a female suspect shattered the front door and entered the business after hours. The male suspect left the business with $30 worth of beer. A wine bottle was also broken inside the store in an attempt to gain access to cigarettes. Evidence was collected at the scene linking two 17-year-old juveniles to the crime and the male and female were arrested. Three additional suspects are being sought. Detective Clint Beam and Deputy Scott Powell investigated. Delano Taylor of Panacea turned in a wallet that was discovered at the Panacea Post Office. Sgt. Ray Johnson made contact with a relative of the wallet owner and informed her that the wallet had been found. The wallet owner has moved to Georgia and arrangements to pick up the property are pending. Alonzo Donaldson of Crawfordville reported a fraud. The victim was attempting to fill out a credit application when he discovered that he had been reported for non-payment on a utility account. The account was set up by a telephone company in Texas. The victim has not used the telephone company and has never been to Texas. Sgt. Ray Johnson investigated. Hazel Robinson of Crawfordville reported a grand theft. Someone removed a large sum of cash from the victims purse. The purse was recovered outside the home but the cash was missing. Deputy Scott Powell and Deputy Ross Hasty investigated. Deputy Mike Zimba investigated a battery that occurred at the Wakulla County Jail. James Carlton Sapp, 52, of Havana allegedly attacked a 46-year-old Lanark Village inmate. The victim was struck in the face and was treated by jail medical staff before being transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for treatment. The altercation stemmed from a dispute over commissary items. Capt. Jackie Martin and Deputy David Lord also investigated. Benjamin Millership of Crawfordville reported a vehicle theft. A golf cart and charger in the possession of a friend were stolen from the victims home. Two suspects have been identi ed. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. Harold Holland of Winn-Dixie in Crawfordville reported a retail theft. The store employee allegedly witnessed Joshua Daniel James, 24, of Crawfordville conceal a package of meat under his clothing and leave the store without paying for it. The meat is valued at $8. James was also issued a trespass warning for the store. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. Donald Sanford of Crawfordville reported a criminal mischief. The victim was sitting in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant when a suspect broke the victims vehicle mirror. A suspect has been identi ed. Damage was estimated at $100. The suspect left the scene before law enforcement arrived. Sgt. Danny Harrell investigated. Alisha Faye Mathers, 27, of Crawfordville was charged with battery after an altercation at Dux Discount Liquors. Mathers allegedly struck a 33-year-old victim in the head inside the establishment. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. Deputy Nick Boutwell investigated a threat made against a Riversprings Middle School student on social media. A 14-year-old victim was physically threatened by a 15-yearold suspect. The investigation continues. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18 Janie Harper of Crawfordville reported a structure re on Bream Fountain Road in Crawfordville. A re started at the air conditioning duct work under the home and was extinguished by one of the subjects living at the residence. Seven people inside the home safely evacuated the home. Wakulla Fire- ghters also assisted at the scene. Damage to the home was estimated at $2,000. Deputy Gibby Gibson investigated. Superintendent Bobby Pearce reported a structure re at Wakulla Educational Center. Wakulla Fire Chief Mike Morgan and crew responded to a smoking air conditioning unit at one of the portable classrooms. Fire ghters had to make a forced entry onto the property and into the classroom. Damage to the structure was minimal but the air conditioning unit was a total loss. It is valued at $6,000. No foul play was discovered. Deputy Billy Metcalf investigated. A 17-year-old female at Wakulla High School received a notice to appear in court for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana at school. Administrator Mike Smith received information that the student had marijuana in her vehicle and, after a search, marijuana and drug paraphernalia was allegedly discovered in the vehicle. The marijuana weighed one gram. Deputy Scott Rojas investigated. Jason Brown of Crawfordville reported a vehicle theft. The vehicle was taken from the victims home. The vehicle was entered into the NCIC/FCIC data base as stolen. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks investigated. Deputy Anthony Paul investigated two suspicious people on Hickory Avenue in Crawfordville. Two juveniles, ages 15 and 17, reportedly admitted smoking marijuana. A small amount of pot and some paraphernalia was discovered on one of the juveniles. The juveniles were issued Juvenile Civil Citations and were turned over to their guardians. A Panacea parent reported his 7-year-old female daughter was shot in the face with a BB gun. Wakulla EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. The child sustained a minor injury near her eye. Another juvenile was playing with the gun and did not realize it was loaded before he shot the victim. The shooting was ruled accidental. Deputy Vicki Mitchell investigated. A 46-year-old Crawfordville man and his 15-year-old nephew suffered dog bites when they were attacked by a dog owned by the 46year-old. The dog nipped the juvenile victim and was disciplined by the adult. The dog attacked the adult who was giving the discipline. The juvenile was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital for treatment while the adult declined EMS transport. The dog was seized by Wakulla Animal Control Of cer Bonnie Brinson. Deputy Will Hudson investigated. Anne G. Harrell, 50 of Crawfordville was arrested for driving while license suspended or revoked following a traf c stop. Deputy Alan Middlebrooks received information from an off duty deputy regarding a possible impaired driver in Crawfordville. The traf c stop was conducted after Deputy Middlebrooks reportedly observed the vehicle veer into the westbound lane of a Crawfordville roadway causing traf c to swerve around her. A DUI investigation was conducted but the subject was not found to be above the legal limit. The Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce received 912 calls for service during the past week. FREE book by doctor reveals what the drug companies don't want you to know! Your sex life and erection can now surviveDIABETES OR PROSTATE CANCER? 800-777-1922 HARRISON BAIL BONDS850-926-2299Franklin County 850-670-3333Locally Owned & Operated by Mike Harrison Since 1995 3039 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordvillewww.wakullabailbonds.comA-AAA

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Page 12 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comWEEKLY ROUNDUP (Recap and analysis of the week in state government)The ghts before Christmas HOME COUNTRYWhile chopping firewood, praise for the well-swung ax By SLIM RANDLESYou have to look for the schism, Jasper said to himself out at the woodpile. He put another chunk of rewood up on the splitting block and took a look at the checking cracks that ran part way through the circles of age rings. If I hit it right there, he said to himself, it should cleave. What do you think, Arthur? If I hit it right there? Arthur looked up from his end of the woodpile and wagged his tail. The old guys talking to me again. Sure is cold out here. When are we going back in the cabin? Isnt it almost time for supper? Oops, gotta scratch an itch Always good to have your opinion, old timer, Jasper Blankenship said. He picked up the double-bit cruiser ax, made sure the splitting edge of the ax was in the downward position, and swung. Half a century and more of splitting rewood took that ax blade to that crack in the block, and there was a welcoming ka-chunk as part of the block was surgically cloven from the rest. Well done, Dr. Blankenship, Jasper thought. Now for this remaining chunk. One more split and itll fit the firebox quite nicely. He sized it up. This second swing wasnt as difficult to figure out as that rst one. There is less wood to cut through, for one thing. Ka-chunk. Three pieces of rewood in two swings of the ax. Not bad for an old guy. Jasper couldve bought a splitting maul, of course. Only Arthur would know. But thats like shooting ies with a thirty ought-six. Overkill. This way a guy has to know what hes doing to hit the schism on the rst swing. Just take this next block here. Just to the left of that knot, I think. Arthur, we should have been diamond cutters, you know? I think its time to feed the dog, Boss. And its getting cold out here. Give Dad a gift for this new year; text him free so he can hear. Beltone. 1-866867-8700.By BRANDON LARRABEETHE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDATALLAHASSEE, Dec. 20 Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the Capitol Controversies were brewing, few of them little. The displays were placed in the lobby with care In hopes that they could endure a legal scare. And Weatherford in the House, and Gaetz the Senate Faced the legal version of a strong, stern tut-tut. PRETTY PAPER Groups challenging the constitutionality of the states congressional districts must have thought they got an early Christmas gift last week when the Florida Supreme Court ordered that lawmakers would have to testify in a case against the new maps. But this week, they suggested that they also got a lump of coal. In court lings, the groups asked for documents and testimony explaining why the Legislature might have destroyed records about the 2012 redistricting process that could be relevant to the case. That followed lings by lawyers for the House and Senate that suggested some of the papers the League of Women Voters of Florida and its allies were looking for might not be there. In strict compliance with these written record-retention policies, legislative records, including records related to congressional redistricting, were sometimes, and appropriately, discarded, lawyers for the Legislature wrote. The legislative parties are without knowledge of the facts and circumstances of particular communications. The argument from lawmakers was, essentially, that any record not protected by law is subject to the rules set out each term by the House and the Senate. None of the records that the Legislature must preserve were destroyed, but some of the documents that werent speci cally protected might have been. Needless to say, groups opposed to the maps were not lled with Christmas cheer by the revelation. After all the public comments by legislators expressing their belief that litigation was inevitable, the admission that any redistricting records were destroyed should have Florida voters up in arms, said Deirdre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida. Todays disclosure is just another example of those in charge abusing their power and then hiding behind the lame excuse that they didnt know what they were doing. House Speaker Will Weatherford countered by adamantly denying that his chamber had been naughty. Any accusation that the Florida House of Representative thwarted the law and destroyed documents is completely false, said Weatherford, a Wesley Chapel Republican who chaired the House committee that drew the lines in 2012. We not only complied with the letter and the spirit of the public record laws and longstanding House rules, but also went above and beyond those standards when it came to redistricting. DECK THE HALLS Meanwhile, the ghting over what can and cant go up in the Capitol lobby to mark the holidays raged through yet another week, with the Department of Management Services finally nding an example of what was not welcome at the parade. It took awhile to get that far. After all, the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster more often associated with opposition to the introduction of creationism and intelligent design as science in public schools was allowed to put up an office desk chair to hold the pseudochurchs pseudo-deity. (Or a representation thereof, made out of shredded papers that were presumably not destroyed redistricting records.) The supernatural spaghetti followed a Festivus pole of Pabst Blue Ribbon cans put up by South Florida political blogger Chaz Stevens and season signs from the Tallahassee Atheists, The American Atheists Florida Regional Directors and the Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation. All of them were a protest against a nativity scene put up by a Christian group, which drew new attention to holiday decorations at the Capitol. A large menorah has been displayed for years to mark Hanukkah without much controversy. But Satanists or at least those claiming to be Satanists need not apply for space in the Capitol. DMS rejected as grossly offensive a display that showed an angel falling into hell. Department administrative assistant Sherrie K. Routt late Wednesday emailed a denial to the New York-based Satanic Temple that said the departments position is that your proposed display is grossly offensive during the holiday season. Lucien Greaves, a spokesman for the temple, said in an email that his group is giving the department a short time to clarify the offensive nature of the display and to see if some compromise could be worked out before considering legal action. It seems unthinkable that the DMS should be presuming negative value judgments upon our very religion itself, engaging in blatant viewpoint discrimination, so we must assume that there is something tangible about the content of the display that is demonstrably astray from established community standards, Greaves said. This isnt Florida rst encounter with the temple, which has also been pressing Oklahoma to erect a Satanic monument outside the Oklahoma State Capitol. Last January, the Satanists drew about six of the self-professed devil worshippers to the steps of the Old Capitol for what they said was an event to praise Gov. Rick Scott but that was reported to be part of an effort to make a fake documentary. SEXUAL PREDATOR LEGISLATION There was nothing festive about the highest pro le legislation to be led this week: a package of bills that Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, said would make the state scorched earth for sexually violent predators. The bills are expected to be a centerpiece of the 2014 session after the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported in August that nearly 600 sexual predators had been released only to be convicted of new sex offenses including more than 460 child molestations, 121 rapes and 14 murders. Over the last several months, we watched in disbelief and disgust as news accounts detailed stories of sexually violent predators slipping through the cracks of our criminal justice and civil commitment system and committing unthinkable repeat offenses against Floridas most vulnerable children, Gaetz wrote to senators as the four bills were led. The bills are meant in part to strengthen the Jimmy Ryce Act -named for a 9-year-old Miami-Dade County boy who was raped and murdered in 1995 -which requires the Department of Children and Families to evaluate sex offenders before their releases from prison. Those considered most likely to attack may be screened, evaluated and confined at the Florida Civil Commitment Center in Arcadia until they arent considered dangers to the community. SB 526 by Sen. Rob Bradley, a Fleming Island Republican and chairman of the Senate Civil and Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, would increase the length of sentences for certain adult-on-minor sexual offenses formerly classi ed as lewd and lascivious. It would ban reduced sentences for good behavior for people who commit certain sexual offenses and require courts to order community supervision after release from prison for those convicted of certain offenses. Bradleys bill would also require sexual predators to be under community supervision after their release from civil commitment. Currently, those offenders participate in civil commitment and community supervision simultaneously. But the bill would require them to be under community supervision after their release from civil commitment. Other bills led included a measure (SB 528) by Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker, that would require registered sexual predators to report their vehicle information, Internet identi ers, palm prints, passports, professional licenses, immigration status and volunteer work at highereducation institutions; a bill (SB 522) by Sen. Denise Grimsley, R-Sebring, that would require sheriffs to refer prisoners serving sentences in county jails for civil commitment if they are registered sexual offenders or predators and have committed sexually violent offenses; and SB 524 by Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, which would require that offenders be de ned as sexually violent predators and be subject to civil con nement after a nding by two or more members of a multidisciplinary team. The House also appeared to be on board with a push on the laws in 2014. STORY OF THE WEEK: A coalition of groups opposed to the states new congressional districts demanded answers after a legal ling by the Legislature appeared to indicate that some records from the 2012 redistricting process were destroyed. QUOTE OF THE WEEK: I think the seventh time is the charm. Sen. Eleanor Sobel, DHollywood and chairwoman of the Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee, on a proposed statewide domesticpartnership registry that would give gay -and straight -couples some of the same rights as their married cohorts. The Wakul la News For local news and photos For local news and photos www.thewakullanews.com www.thewakullanews.com -Janet

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December 26, 2013. 5066-0102 TWN Vs. Porter, Sue Lynn 2012-CA-000476 Amended Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-CA-000476 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. SUE LYNN PORTER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SUE LYNN PORTER; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT II; BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants. Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, will on the 9th day of January, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the Front door of the Wakulla Courthouse located in Crawfordville, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Wakulla County, Florida: A portion of Lots 3 and 4, block of GRIENERS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CRAWFORDVILLE, being more particularly described as follows: commence at a concrete monument marking the Northeast corner of Lot 1, Block of GRIENERS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CRAWFORDVILLE, a subdivision as per map or Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, of the Official Records of Wakulla County, Florida, said point also lying on the Southerly right of way of Nelson Road; thence run along said right of way South 72 degrees 15 minutes 41 seconds West 109.97 feet to a rod and cap for the point of beginning; thence from said point of beginning continue along said right of way South 72 degrees 11 minutes 30 seconds West 59.99 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 17 degrees 43 minutes 52 seconds East 100.03 feet to a rod and cap; thence North 72 degrees 13 minutes 05 seconds East 59.95 feet to a rod and cap; thence North 17 degrees 42 minutes 19 seconds West 100.05 feet to the point of beginning. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 4 day of November, 2013. 5067-0102 TWN vs. Erickson, Jan 65-2010-CA-000228CA Re-Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 65-2010-CA-000228CA SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. JAN ERICKSON A/K/A JAN H. ERICKSON; RODNEY A. ERICKSON; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated December 12, 2013, and entered in Case No. 65-2010-CA-000228CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. is Plaintiff and JAN ERICKSON A/K/A JAN H. ERICKSON; RODNEY A. ERICKSON; UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE in WAKULLA County, FLORIDA 32327, at 11:00 A.M., on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 41 OF THE HARTSFIELD OF LANDS IN WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 133.68 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 73 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST 395.69 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 16 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST 292.97 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 72 DEGREES 27 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST 568.74 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT LYING ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF BEECHWOOD DRIVE, THENCE RUN NORTH 17 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY 419.98 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARK #4261), THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST 502.62 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #4261), THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST 120.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE, THENCE RUN NORTH 72 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST 69.90 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST 300.06 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 5.31 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 12 day of December, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, As Clerk of said Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Fl 32327, Phone No. (850)926-1201 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services) Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@kahaneandassociates.com December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 12-08899 LBPS 5069-0102 TWN vs. Hurley, Tami 2007-FC-000098 Re-Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2007-FC-000098 COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., Plaintiff, vs. TAMI HURLEY, ET AL. Defendants RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 17, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2007-CA-000098, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and TAMI HURLEY; DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFTEY AND MOTOR VEHICLE CREDIT UNION F/K/A FIRST UNION FLORIDA CREDIT UNION, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the FRONT DOOR of the Courthouse; 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, at 11:00 a.m., on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 10 OF CRESTWOOD FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, AT PAGE 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT 1979 VOGUE MOBILE HOME, BEARING VIN ID NUMBERS L2304A AND L2304B AND TITLE NUMBERS 16428197 AND 16428196. 5070-0102 TWN vs. Tointigh Sr., Donald W. 12000363CA Notice of Resdcheduled Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO: 12000363CA DIVISION JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. DONALD W. TOINTIGH SR., et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated November 20, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12000363CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Donald W. Tointigh Sr., Sherry R. Tointigh, Tenant # 1, Tenant # 2, The Unknown Spouse of Donald W. Tointigh Sr., The Unknown Spouse of Sherry R. Tointigh, are defendants, the Wakulla County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the front lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, Wakulla County, Florida at 11:00AM EST on the 9th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: COMMENCE AT AN IRON PIPE MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD NO. 365 WITH THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD NO. S-365, THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY 349.33 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (LB 7017) ON THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF LOT 31, BLOCK OF WAKULLA GARDENS UNIT 3, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY BOUNDARY 103.96 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF LOT 32 OF SAID BLOCK THENCE RUN SOUTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 32, A DISTANCE OF 107.57 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE MARKING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 32, THENCE RUN NORTH 71 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST 100.00 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (LB 7017) MARKING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 31, THENCE RUN NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST 79.27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY BEING PART OF LOTS 31 AND 32, BLOCK OF WAKULLA GARDENS, UNIT 3, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1383 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR RD CRAWFORDVILLE FL 32327-3406. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the LisPendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court Wakulla County, Florida (SEAL) By:/s/Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law, Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accomodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding at the Office of the Wakulla County Clerk of Court, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy., Crawfordville, FL 32327; Telephone: (850) 926-0905; 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); 1-800-955-8770 (Voice), via Florida Relay Service. To file response please contact Wakulla County Clerk of Court, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, Tel: (850) 926-0905; Fax: (850) 926-0901. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 010624F01 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administration at (850) 577-4401, or at Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711 Dated this 18 day of December, 2013. BRENT THURMOND, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) BY:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, PLC 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442 Phone: (954) 571-2031 Fax: (954) 571-2033, Pleadings@vanlawfl.com Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. BA6885-10/eg Florida Big Bend Realty14 Medallion Lane(Next to Gulf Coast Lumber) Rachel ONeillRealtor 850-508-7473Rachelmoneill@yahoo.com kaismallrealestate@gmail.com Kai SmallRealtor GRI, CNS, CMS 850-519-3781 No Long Term Contracts or Hassleswww.facebook.com/oridabigbendrealtywww.WakullaInfo.comPlease welcome the two newest agents to Florida Big Bend Realty! Dont hesitate to give them a call for all your real estate needs!Full Service Real EstateNights & Weekends Call Us! 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Page 14 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com5057-1226 TWN vs. Yardis, Gail K. 2010 CA 000348 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SALE BY THE CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned BRENT X. THURMOND, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Crawfordville, Florida, will on January 9, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Wakulla County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash the following described property situated in Wakulla County, Florida, to-wit: All that certain property situated in the County of WAKULLA, and State of FLORIDA, being described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of Section 8, Township 3 South, Range 1 West, Wakulla County, Florida and thence run North 89 degrees 56 minutes 47 seconds East along the South boundary of said Section 8, a distance of 56.00 feet to the East right of way boundary of State Road No. 369, thence run North 00 degrees 03 minutes 13 seconds West along said right of way boundary 492.00 feet to a concrete monument from the point of beginning. From said point of beginning continue North 00 degrees 03 minutes 13 seconds West along said right of way boundary 165.37 feet, thence leaving said right of way run North 89 degrees 53 minutes 29 seconds East 175.04 feet, thence South 00 degrees 03 minutes 13 seconds East 165.37 feet to the Northerly right of way boundary of Whitlock Road, thence run South 89 degrees 53 minutes 29 seconds West along said right of way 175.04 feet to the point of beginning. Tax Parcel Identification Number: 08-3S-01W-000-04339-001 At the time of the sale, as set forth hereinabove, the successful high bidder shall post with the Clerk a deposit equal to five percent (5%) of the final bid. The deposit shall be applied to the sale price at the time of payment. The balance of the sale price shall be paid in full to the Clerk by 4:30 p.m., on the same day as the sale. This sale is made pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment entered in a case pending in the Circuit Court of Wakulla County, Florida, the style of which is: REGIONS BANK successor by merger to AMSOUTH BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GAIL K. YARDIS; SEMINOLE CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY, INC.; DISCOVER BANK, a Corporation; FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; UNKNOWN OCCUPANT A, 1709 A Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida; OCCUPANT B, 1709 A Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida; UNKNOWN OCCUPANT B, 1709 B Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida, UNKNOWN OCCUPANT C, 1709 C Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida, UNKNOWN OCCUPANT D, 1709 D Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida, Defendants. and the docket number of which is Case No. 2010 CA 000348 If you are a person with a disability who needs accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at the Wakulla County Courthouse, Courthouse Square, 3056 Crawfordville, Florida 32327 at (850) 926-0905 within 2 working days of your receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing impaired, call 1 (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call 1 (800) 955-8770. IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION, THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSONS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSUANT TO THE FINAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT. IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court on December 9, 5058-0102 TWN vs. Tucker, Victoria 65-2012-CA-000456 Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000456 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, VS. VICTORIA TUCKER; et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Unknown Heirs, Beneficiaries, Devisees of the Estate of Betsy A. Moody A/K/A Betsy Moody, Deceased Last known Residence: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in WAKULLA County, Florida: SEE ATTACHMENT EXHIBIT A has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE / CONNORS, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before January 26, 2014 on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on November 27, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, As Clerk of the Court (Court Seal) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION LOT # 3 BLOCK C RIVERBEND ESTATES (AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION) COMMENCE at the Northeast corner of Section 3, Township 6 South, Range 2 West, WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, and run South 00 degrees 01 minutes 22 seconds East 3373.61 feet along the East boundary line of Section 3 to a point, said point being the intersection of the East boundary line of Section 3 and the South right-of-way line of State Road # 372, thence North 85 degrees 20 minutes 00 seconds West 662.36 feet along said South right-of-way line to a point, thence leaving aforementioned right-of-way line run South 12 degrees 29 minutes 02 seconds East 475.61 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence continue South 12 degrees 29 minutes 02 seconds East 209.65 feet to a point, thence South 60 degrees 31 minutes 29 seconds West 50.99 feet to a point, said point being a point of curve to the left with a radius of 50.00 feet through a central angle of 91 degrees 23 minutes 05 seconds for an arc distance of 79.75 feet to a point, thence North 09 degrees 32 minutes 52 seconds West 161.46 feet to a point, thence North 61 degrees 12 minutes 27 seconds East 108.44 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, containing 0.5 acr es more or less. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 1113-745579 5059-0102 TWN vs. Council, Yvonne Estate 2013000342CA Notice of Action PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: #2013000342CA E-TRADE BANK, Plaintiff, VS. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS BENEFICIARIES AND DEVISEES OF THE ESTATE OF YVONNE COUNCIL AKA GLORIA YVONNE COUNCIL-DECEASED; et al., Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION TO:George F. Grimsley As Personal Representative of the Estate of Yvonne Council AKA Gloria Yvonne Council Last Known Residence: 104 Ben Willis Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327 Unknown Spouse of Yvonne Council AKA Gloria Yvonne Council Last Known Residence: 104 Ben Willis Road, Crawfordville, FL 32327 The Unknown Heirs, Beneficiaries and Devisees of the Estate of Yvonne Council AKA Gloria Counsil-Deceased Last Known Residence: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in WAKULLA County, Florida : THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS COMMITMENT IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 8, ALSO BEING THE MOST NORTHERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 8 OF STEVENS AND DYKES SUBDIVISION NO. 2, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 33, PAGE 222A, OF THE OFFICIAL RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID POINT ALSO LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF OAK STREET; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE NORTH 43 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 180.00 FEET TO A POINT MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE WITH THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF PARK 5060-0102 TWN Vs. Rivas, Vincent Joseph 2012-CA-000052 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No.: 2012-CA-000052 HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED NOTEHOLDERS OF RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005 3, RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-3, Plaintiff, vs. Vincent Joseph Rivas a/k/a Vincent J. Rivas, Florida Commerce Credit Union, a Corporation, State of Florida and Clerk of Court for the 2nd Judicial Circuit, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 20th, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000052 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED NOTEHOLDERS OF RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005 3, RENAISSANCE HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-3, is Plaintiff and Vincent Joseph Rivas a/k/a Vincent J. Rivas, Florida Commerce Credit Union, a Corporation, State of Florida and Clerk of Court for the 2nd Judicial Circuit are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327, at 11:00 A.M. on the 16th day of Jan., 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 18, Crestwood Acres Subdivision, a Subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 61, of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. Street Address: 10 Marsue Drive, Crawfordville, FL 32327 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiffs mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Crawfordville, Wakulla County, Florida, this 10 day of December, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of said Circuit Court (SEAL) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, As Deputy Clerk Clarfield, Okon, Salomone, & Pincus, P.L. 500 South Australian Avenue, Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 (561) 713-1400 Pleadings@cosplaw.com December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 5061-0102 TWN vs. Langley, Jr., Jerry T. 65-2012-CA-000120 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 65-2012-CA-000120 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JERRY T. LANGLEY, JR.,, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 11, 2013 and entered in Case No. 65-2012-CA-000120 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and JERRY T LANGLEY, JR.; JERRY T LANGLEY, SR; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JERRY T. LANGLEY, SR. N/K/A MARGARET LANGLEY; SUSAN DIANE LANGLEY; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT FOYER OF THE WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: COMMENCE AT AN OLD LIGHTWOOD HUB WHICH IS THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NORTHWEST 1/4) OF LOT NUMBER 35, HARTSFIELD SURVEY OF LANDS IN WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN SOUTH 19 DEGREES 25 MINUTES EAST FOR 1,978.47 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 71 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST FOR 905.2 FEET TO AN IRON PIN ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD NO. 365, THENCE RUN NORTHERLY ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 365 FOR 568.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY FOR 75.06 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 71 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST FOR 348.6 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE EAST BOUNDARY OF STEVE REVELL AND LOUISE M. REVELL PROPERTY, THENCE RUN SOUTH 19 DEGREES 25 MINUTES EAST FOR 70 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 71 DEGREES 11 MINUTES 50 SECONDS FOR 312.19 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LYING IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NORTHWEST 1/4) OF HARTSFIELD SURVEY LOT NO. 35, COUNTY OF WAKULLA, STATE OF FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2005 CAVALIER MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN: BL05GA0212948A AND BL05GA0212948B. A/K/A 1628 SPRING CREEK HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327-2606 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 11, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. F 12004113 5062-0102 TWN vs. Hartung, Mark A. 65-2009-CA-000036 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 65-2009-CA-000036 DIVISION: BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. MARK A. HARTUNG, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated October 08, 2013 and entered in Case No. 65-2009-CA-000036 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida wherein BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY is the Plaintiff and MARK A. HARTUNG; JIMMIE DENISE HARTUNG A/K/A DENISE HARTUNG; FLORIDA COMMERCE CREDIT UNION; BRIDLE GATE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT FOYER OF THE WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 69, BRIDLEGATE, PHASE TWO, A SUBDIVISION, 45 PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 46 BRIDLE GATE DRIVE, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327-0963 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. 5063-0102 TWN vs. Miller, David B. 6502013-CA-000013 Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 65-2013-CA-000013 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. DAVID B. MILLER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 09, 2013 and entered in Case No. 65-2013-CA-000013 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and DAVID B. MILLER; WAKULLA COUNTY; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT FOYER OF THE WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 16 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 11, OF BLOCK 19, OF WAKULLA GARDENS, AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 35 RENEGADE ROAD, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327-2710 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 10, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. F 12019774 5065-0102 TWN vs. Jones, Rita Arlene 65-2009-CA-000381CA Notice of Foreclosure Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 65-2009-CA-000381CA BANK OF AMERICA, NA, Plaintiff, vs. RITA ARLENE JONES, DECEASED; CHARLES R. BUHLER III; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 9 day of December, 2013, and entered in Case No. 65-2009-CA-000381CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NA is the Plaintiff and RITA ARLENE JONES, DECEASED, CHARLES R. BUHLER III and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, FRONT DOOR OF WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 3056 CRAWFORDVILLE HIGHWAY, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32326, 11:00 AM on the 9 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE EXHIBIT A ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850-577-4401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 9 day of December, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, Clerk Of The Circuit Court (Court Seal) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 eservice@clegalgroup.com 09-80788 EXHIBIT A LOT 20, WOODVILLE SOUTH PHASE II, UNRECORDED: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, BLOCK A OF WOODVILLE SOUTH, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 10 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 46 SECONDS EAST 1,575.25 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 75 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 14 SECONDS WEST 432.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH 75 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 14 SECONDS WEST 474.38 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF A 60.00 FOOT ROADWAY EASEMENT, THENCE RUN NORTH 07 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 08 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 89.57 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 29 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 203.57 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 23 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 57 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 170.49 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 75 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 14 SECONDS EAST 502.87 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 19 DEGREES 25 MINUTES EAST 455.37 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A ROADWAY AND UTILITY EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE WESTERLY 30.00 FEET THEREOF. TOGETHER WITH A 1996 CAVA MOBILE HOME, VIN #S LCA0795564S25332A AND LCA0795564S25332B. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. 09-55056 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator; 301 South Monroe Street; Tallahassee, FL 32301; 850-577-4401; at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. BRENT X. THURMOND, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (COURT SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on October 9, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. December 26, 2013 and January 2, 2014. F 09009276 STREET; THENCE LEAVING SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE RUN ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE SOUTH 44 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST 299.70 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE WITH THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A PRIVATE DRIVE LOCALLY KNOWN AS BEN WILLIS ROAD; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A PRIVATE DRIVE AS FOLLOWS: SOUTH 29 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 22 SECONDS WEST 60.03 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE SOUTH 34 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST 201 27 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING AND LEAVING SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE RUN NORTH 43 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 63.92 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE SOUTHEASTERLY TOP OF BANK OF A CANAL; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID TOP OF BANK AS FOLLOWS: SOUTH17 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST 89.99 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 18 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 02 SECONDS WEST 133.09 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 19 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST 20.40 FEET TO A POINT MARKING THE INTERSECTION OF SAID TOP OF BANK WITH THE NORTHERLY BANK OF SPRING CREEK; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTHEASTERLY TOP OF BANK RUN ALONG SAID NORTHERLY BANK OF SPRING CREEK AND A PROJECTION THEREOF SOUTH 59 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 48.00 FEET TO A POINT MARKING SAID PROJECTION LINE WITH THE CENTERLINE OF A CANAL; THENCE LEAVING SAID PROJECTION LINE RUN ALONG SAID CENTERLINE AS FOLLOWS: NORTH 39 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST 46.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 46 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST 134.26 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID CENTERLINE RUN. NORTH 43 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 33.81 FEET TO A NAIL AND CAP; THENCE NORTH 48 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 38 SECONDS EAST 20.35 FEET; THENCE NORTH 43 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 60.80 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING CONTAINING 0.48 OF AN ACRE MORE OR LESS has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE / CONNORS, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before January 26, 2014 on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on December 9, 2013. BRENT X. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 152013. BRENT X. THURMOND Clerk, Circuit Court Wakulla County, Florida (SEAL) By: /s/ Tiffany Deschner, as Deputy Clerk December 19 & 26, 2013. 5054-1226 TWN vs. Barksdale, Jo Royster, 12-368-CA Amended Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE 5055-1226 TWN vs. Collins, Jeffrey T. 652010CA000178CAXXXX Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 652010CA000178CAXXX Section: __________ BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BACK HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, v. JEFFREY T. COLLINS; JOYCE COLLINS; JERRY MACKIN, JR.; KAREN MACKIN; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Cancel and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated October 31, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 652010CA000178CAXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 2 day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the front door of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statues, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 69 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEY OF LANDS IN WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 17 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE WEST BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 69, A DISTANCE OF 2417.40 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 71 DEGREES 08 MINUTES 40 SECONDS EAST 212.09 FEET TO A ROD AND CAP, THENCE RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREES 28 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST 465.94 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 02 SECONDS WEST 200.79 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 11 SECONDS EAST 407.63 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO A ROADWAY EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THE NORTHERLY 60.00 FEET THEREOF.. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator; 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301; 850-577-4401; at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated at CRAWFORDVILLE, Florida this 1st day of November, 2013. BRENT X. THURMOND, CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA (SEAL) /s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk December 19 & 26, 2013. FL-97009782-10 5056-1226 TWN vs. Carter, Dana 65-2012-CA-000093 Notice of Sale PUBLIC NOTICE INTHE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 54-2012-CA-000093 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DANA CARTER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated December 09, 2013 and entered in Case No. 65-2012-CA-000093 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for WAKULLA County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and DANA CARTER; ANDREW T CARTER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1 N/K/A LEANN CARTER are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT FOYER OF THE WAKULLA COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 9 day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 101 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEY OF LANDS IN WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN NORTH 17 DEGREES 19 MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST 1748.95 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 17 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 11 SECONDS WEST 903.35 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 17 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 11 SECONDS WEST 142.62 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 73 DEGREES 33 MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST 617.33 FEET TO POINT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 73 DEGREES 12 MINUTES 15 SECONDS WEST 60.29 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 14 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST 145.67 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE RUN NORTH 73 DEGREES 17 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EAST 684.28 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 30.00 FEET WIDE EXCLUSIVE, PERPETUAL, INGRESS, EGRESS, AND UTILITY EASEMENT BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 92 OF THE HARTSFIELD SURVEY OF LANDS IN WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 44 SECONDS WEST 629.81 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 74 DEGREES 29 MINUTES 13 SECOND EAST 1783.13 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 16 DEGREES 16 MINUTES 58 SECONDS EAST 565.46 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 71 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 32 SECONDS WEST 627.91 FEET TO A 3 INCHES ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED NO. 2919), THENCE RUN SOUTH 14 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST 115.66 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED $4261) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE SOUTH 14 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST 30.01 FEET TO A 4 INCHES BY 4 INCHES CONCRETE MONUMENT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 73 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 09 SECONDS WEST 300.07 FEET TO A 3 INCHES ROUND CONCRETE MONUMENT (MARKED NO. 2919) LYING ON THE APPROXIMATE NORTHEASTERLY MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUNDARY OF PURIFY BAY ROAD, THENCE RUN NORTH 33 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY 31.42 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED NO. 4261), THENCE LEAVING SAID MAINTAINED RIGHT-OF-WAY RUN NORTH 73 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST 310.40 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 1997 RDMN DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME, ID # 11430190A TITLE #90701645 AND ID# 11430190B, TITLE #90701714 A/K/A 111 PURIFY BAY ROAD, CRAWFORDVILLE, FL 32327-4863 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on December 9, 2013. Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk of the Circuit Court (SEAL) By:/s/ Tiffany Deschner, Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act Any persons with a disability requiring reasonable accommodations should call Clerk of Circuit Court at (850) 926-0905. December 19 & 26, 2013. F 12000710 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-368-CA CADC/RADC VENTURE 2011-1, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Plaintiff, v. JO ROYSTER BARKSDALE, et. al., Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Order on Plaintiffs Amended Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale Based on Pending Short Sale dated the 21st day of November 2013 and entered in Case No.12-368-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Wakulla County, Florida, wherein CADC/RADC Venture 2011-1, LLC is Plaintiff, and Jo Royster Barksdale, et. al. are Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the courthouse located at the Lobby of the Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, Florida at 11:00 am on the 2nd day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A A PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. BECKER & POLIAKOFF, P.A., Attorneys for Plaintiff Alhambra Towers, 121 Alhambra Plaza, 10th Floor, Coral Gables, Florida 33134 Phone: (305) 262-4433; Fax: (305) 442-2232 By: /s/ Adam Cervera, Esq. Florida Bar #81679 EXHIBIT A Property Appraises # 12121-000: The South 10 feet of Lot 11 and North-half of Lot 10 of Block C Unit No. 2, West Point Subdivision of Live Oak Island, as per map or plat thereof, recorded on page 21 of Plat Book No. 1 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. ALSO: Property Appraisers # 12121-000: A strip of land 5 feet wide all of the way across the Northerly side of the South-half of Lot 10 of Block C of West Point Subdivision of Live Oak Island, **(Unit No. 2)***, as shown by plat of record on page 21 of Plat Book No. 1 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. ALSO: Property Appraisers # 12121-000: Commence at the Southwest corner of Lot 11, Block C, Unit No. 2 of West Point Subdivision of Live Oak island, as per map or plat thereof, recorded on page 21 of Platt Book 1 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida, and run thence North 15 degrees 39 minutes East along the Westerly boundary of said Lot No. 11 a distance of 10.0 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING, run thence South 74 degrees 21 minutes East, parallel with the South boundary of said Lot 11 a distance of 113.08 feet to a point lying on the Westerly right-of-way boundary of Live Oak Island Road, thence leaving said right-of-way, run North 72 degrees 49 minutes 49 seconds West 113.12 feet to a point on the Westerly boundary of said Lot No. 11, thence run South 15 degrees 39 minutes West along said Westerly boundary of Lot No. 11, a distance of 3.0 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, ALSO: Property Appraisers # 12118-000: Lot 7, Block C of West Point Subdivision of Live Oak Island, as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 19 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida. ALSO: All of Lot 10, Block A and a portion of Lot 11, Block A, of Panacea North a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 7 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida and also Lots 1, 3, and 5 of a plat of Lands of W. E. Smith, Panacea Springs, Florida said lots being in the North side of Georgia Avenue (now Otter Lake Road ) and being in Section 24, Township 5 South, Range 2 West said Plat of Land being on record in Deed Book 6, Page 149 of the public records of Wakulla County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Begin at an iron rod and cap( marked # 7160) marking the Northwest corner of Lot 10, Block A of Panacea North a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 7 of the Public Records of Wakulla County, Florida, thence run South 89 degrees 54 minutes 13 seconds East along the North boundary of said lot a distance of 153.75 feet to an iron pipe lying on the Westerly right-of-way boundary of U. S. Highway No. 98, thence leaving said North lot boundary run South 00 degrees 58 minutes 59 seconds West along said Westerly right-of-way boundary 150.02 feet to a concrete monument (marked # 2919) marking a point of intersection with the Northerly right -of-way boundary of Otter Lake Road, thence leaving said Westerly right-of-way boundary run North 85 degrees 44 minutes 00 seconds West along said North right-of-way boundary 336.98 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked # 7160), thence leaving said Northerly right-of-way boundary run North 02 degrees 02 minute 26 seconds East 156.52 feet to an iron pipe, thence run South 85 degrees 47 minutes 23 seconds East 179.16 feet to a concrete monument (marked # 2919 ), thence run South 01 degrees 58 minutes 29 seconds East 18.09 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, Containing 1.16 acres more or less December 19 & 26, 2013. S17444/331259:5292665_2 5051-1226 TWN Tye, Ronnette Cruse estate 2013-CP-111 Notice of Admin. & Notice to Creditors PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WAKULLA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013-CP-111 IN RE: ESTATE OF RONNETTE CRUSE TYE, Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RONNETTE CRUSE TYE, deceased, Case Number 2013-CP-111, is pending in the Circuit Court for Wakulla County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of Court, Wakulla County Courthouse, 3056 Crawfordville Hwy, FL 32327. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: Any interested person on whom the notice is served who challenges the qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of the court is required to file any objections with the court in the manner provided in the Florida Probate Rules on or before three months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administration on that person OR THOSE OBJECTIONS SHALL BE FOREVER BARRED. Any person entitled to exempt property is required to file a petition for determination of exempt property on or before the later of the date that is four months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administration on such persons or the date that is forty (40) days after the date of termination of any proceedings involving the construction, admission to probate, or validity of the will or involving any other matter affecting any part of the exempt property, OR THE RIGHT TO EXEMPT PROPERTY IS DEEMED WAIVED. Any person who intends to file an election to take an elective share must file the election on or before the earlier of the date that is six (6) months after the date of service of a copy of the Notice of Administration on the surviving spouse or the date that is two years after the date of the decedents death OR THE RIGHT TO TAKE THE ELECTION IS FOREVER BARRED. ALL CREDITORS ARE NOTIFIED THAT : All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents Estate must file their claims with the Court (address above) WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is December 19, 2013. CHRISTOPHER B. NORRIS Florida Bar No: 0886211 BAJOCZKY, FOURNIER & NORRIS 125 N. Franklin Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32301 (850) 222-3399/Facsimile (850) 222-1110 service@bajoczkyfournier.com December 19 & 26, 2013. 5021-1226 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 001 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that KUR T R BLANKEMEYER the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 1480 Date of Issuance May 30, 2007 Description of property: Parcel # 00-00-078-013-10936-000 MAGNOLIA GARDENS BLOCK D LOT 38 DB 57 P 147 Name in which assessed GEORGE TEYSSIER JR Said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: November 22, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013. 5022-1226 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 002 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that RICHARD J DRACUP the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 744 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Description of property: Parcel # 12-6S-02W-136-03865-F09 PANACEA COASTAL ESTATES UNIT 1 BLOCK F LOT 9 OR 81 P 877 & OR 101 P 646 Name in which assessed P ANACEA COAST AL PROP INC. Said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: November 13, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013. 5023-1226 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 003 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 428 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Description of property: Parcel # 23-5S-02W-123-02816-071 TWIN LAKES ESTATES UNIT 1 BLOCK B LOT 25 OR 46 P 601 & OR 295 P 25 Name in which assessed BARBARA G. CHEEK Said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: November 13, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013. 5024-1226 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 004 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 575 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Description of property: Parcel # 25-5S-02W-216-03236-033 PORT PANACEA VILLAGE LOT 33 OR 148 P 115, OR 178 P 356, OR 688 P 408 Name in which assessed ESTER M KINSER, REVOCABLE TRUST Said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: November 13, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013. 5025-1226 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 005 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 577 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Description of property: Parcel # 25-5S-02W-000-03248-001 25-5S-2W P-17-M-54 IN W 1/2 OF SEC 25 OR 56 P 756, OR 59 P 50 OR 67 P 480-492, 101 P 697 Name in which assessed P ANACEA COAST AL PROP INC Said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: November 13, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013. 5026-1226 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 006 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 840 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Description of property: Parcel # 33-2S-01W-170-04209-C02 GREENLEA SUB BLK C LOT 2 OR 88 P 398 & OR 102 P 197 Name in which assessed KENNETH L & LINDA D W A TTS Said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: November 13, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013. 5027-1226 TWN NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED TAX DEED FILE NO. 2014 TXD 007 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PNC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate # 2149 Date of Issuance May 26, 2011 Description of property: Parcel # 00-00-077-014-10521-029 GREINERS ADDITION BLK 26 LOTS 29, 30, 31 OR 48 P 498, OR 342 P 607, OR 374 P 227 OR 390 P 454, OR 391 P 746, OR 512 P 759 Name in which assessed 4 MILE BRANCH PROPER TY SER V Said property being in the County of Wakulla, State of Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 8, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. Dated: November 19, 2013 Signature: Brent X. Thurmond, Clerk By: J. Harrell, Deputy Clerk Clerk of the Circuit Court, Wakulla County, Florida December 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013. Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Tax Deed Notices Brain TeaserEach puzzle is divided into nine sections, and each section has nine blank squares. Fill in all 81 squares on the puzzle with numbers 1 to 9. You may not repeat any numbers in any one of the nine sections that youve already used elsewhere in that section. Also, you can use each number 1-9 only once in each horizontal line of nine squares, and in each vertical column of nine squares. The puzzle is completed when you correctly ll every square. 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Page 16 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.comClubs, Groups, Regular MeetingsThursday, Dec. 26 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at the 26 Walker Street, Panacea. For more information call 524-9103. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. COASTAL OPTIMIST CLUB will meet at noon at Poseys Steam Room in Panacea. ROTARY CLUB meets at the senior center at noon. WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville. NAMI FAMILY TO FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP will meet each second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce, 2140-C Crawfordville Highway. This group is for family members and friends of people diagnosed with mental illnesses and is free of charge.Friday, Dec. 27 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at noon at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. BOOK CLUB meets at the public library from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meets at St. Teresas Episcopal Church in Medart from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PICKIN N GRINNIN JAM SESSION will be held at the senior center from 10 a.m. to noon. (Also on Tuesdays) WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville. QUILTERS GUILD OF WAKULLA COUNTY will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the library. Join them for the fun of quilting. Quilters of all skill levels are invited. Call 926-1437 with any questions.Saturday, Dec. 28 LUPUS SUPPORT NETWORK meets every second Saturday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the B.L. Perry Library located at 2817 South Adams in Tallahassee. This group provides information, education and mutual support for people with lupus and related autoimmune diseases. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 5:30 p.m.p.m. at Mission by the Sea Church on Alligator Drive in Alligator Point. Call 545-1853 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. SOPCHOPPY GROWERS MARKET will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Posh Java, Organics & Gifts, on the corner of Rose St. and Winthrop Ave., in downtown Sopchoppy. The market features locally grown organic produce and other food items. To participate in the market, contact Posh Java at 962-1010 or email poshjava@gmail. com for details. WAKULLA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The museum is located at 24 High Drive, Crawfordville.Sunday, Dec. 29 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information.Monday, Dec. 30 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at 6 p.m. at the 26 Walker Street, Panacea. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 1:30 p.m. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS FOR WOMEN will meet at 6 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information call 545-1853. YOGA CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. This is a gentle restorative class focusing on the breath. RESPITE CARE is offered by The Alzheimers Project of Wakulla at Lake Ellen Baptist Church from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a loved one to be cared for. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost. The church is located at 4495 Crawfordville Highway. Call Pat Ashley for more information at 984-5277.Tuesday, Dec. 31 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 6 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 6:30 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. BOOK BUNCH meets in the childrens room at the public library at 10:30 a.m. NAMI CONNECTION, a support group for people diagnosed with a mental illness, will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce. CRAWFORDVILLE LIONS CLUB will meet at 6 p.m. at Myra Jeans Restaurant. CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP will be held at 9 a.m. at Myra Jeans Restaurant in Crawfordville. Call Pat Ashley for more information at 984-5277. NAMI CONNECTION, a support group for people diagnosed with a mental illness, will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the library as well as in the evening at 7 p.m. at the NAMI Wakulla of ce.Wednesday, Jan. 1 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS welcomes newcomers at 6:30 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS holds open discussion at 8 p.m. at 54 Ochlockonee Street in Crawfordville. For more information, call 545-1853. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at Ochlockonee Bay UMC on Surf Road at noon. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet at 8 p.m. at the Station House, 3106 Shadeville Highway. Call 544-0719 for more information. BOOK BABIES, storytime with activities for toddlers, will be held at the public library at 10:30 a.m. BRAIN GYM CLASS will be held at the senior center at 10:30 a.m. KNITTING GROUP meets at the public library from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. For information, call 491-1684. LINE DANCING will be held at the senior center at 2 p.m. BEADING CLASSES with Tamara will be held at 12:45 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Choose from glass and stone beads to create your masterpiece. There is a $3 to $5 fee for the materials. KNITTING CLUB will meet at 4 p.m. at the public library. Anyone interested in the art of knitting are encouraged to attend. MAH JONGG CLUB meets every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Precinct 7 voting house on Whiddon Lake Road. Newcomers are welcome; you do not need to know how to play. SHOOT LIKE A GIRL meets every Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon. Join in learning safety with handguns and enjoy companionship of women of all ages at the Wakulla County Sheriffs Of ce Range located on 319 to Sopchoppy.Biweekly & monthly meetings and eventsTuesday, Jan. 14, 28 FOOD BANK is open every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church located at 107 Shadeville Road from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 1 NORTH FLORIDA BUTTON CLUB will not hold their Jan. meeting, but will continue with business as usual at 11 a.m. at the Sunset Coastal Grill in Port St. Joe on Feb. 1. For more information, call Sherrie Alverson at 926-7812 or Don or Barbara Lanier at 729-7594, or email bardon56@aol.com. Special EventsHappy New Year!Tuesday, Dec. 31 NEW YEARS EVE Wednesday, Jan. 1 NEW YEARS DAY WAKULLA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE will begin conducting a series of trafc stops during the month of January. The unit will earmark four locations and the times will vary. The locations are Emmett Whaley Road, Spring Creek Highway, Trice Lane and Lonnie Raker Lane. The checks will be conducted to review motorist safety equipment as well as check for valid driver licenses. The checks will be based on available manpower and weather conditions.Upcoming & Nearby EventsFriday, Dec. 27 DANIEL VANN, a make-up artist formerly with MAC and Bobbie Brown Cosmetics, will demonstrate how to effectively use the make-up you already own at 5:30 p.m. located at ReNu U Medical Spa, 2236 Capital Circle NE in Tallahassee. The cost is $35 per person. Bring a friend and it will only cost $45 for two. Wine and door prizes will add to the festivities. Space is limited, but the rst 6 registrants will receive a gift certi cate for a fruit enzyme facial peel. Call now to save your spot. (850) 523-9244 Monday, Jan. 6 BCS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP between #1 Florida State and #2 Auburn will begin at 8:30 p.m. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN. The teams are playing in Pasadena. Tuesday, Jan. 7 PANHANDLE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY AT TALLAHASSEE (PAST) will host Dr. Adam King as je presents The EtowahLake Jackson Connection: Shared Iconography, Linked Histories. King will draw upon recent advances in iconographic research to explore the meaning of those shared images and themes, in particular on items of embossed copper, engraved shell, and efgy pipes. PAST meetings are held at the B. Calvin Jones Center for Archaeology at the Gov. Martin House, 1001 De Soto Park Drive in Tallahassee. Call (850) 245-6444 for more information or visit www.past-tallahassee. org. Wednesday, Jan. 8 STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL to begin their second semester. Saturday, Jan. 11 PET ADOPTION EVENT will take place at the North Florida Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be food trucks, vendors and an obedience and rally fun match held by the Tallahassee Dog Obedience Club. Participating rescue groups include Wakullas Cauzican and CHAT. Raf e items will bene t local rescue groups. Donation items are gladly accepted. For more information please visit www.TakeMeHomePetAdoption. com. Monday, Jan. 13 THE WILDERNESS COAST PUBLIC LIBRARIES (WILD) governing board will hold a meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Wakulla County Public Library located at 4330 Crawfordville Highway in Crawfordville. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, please call (850) 997-7400. Dec 26 Jan 2 MARINE ADVISORY COMMITTEE The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners is seeking ve members for the Wakulla County Marine Advisory Committee. This Committee was created by Ordinance No. 2013-32, for the purpose of advising and recommending to the Board on issues related to recreational marine and water related activities and resources in Wakulla County. All members must be residents of Wakulla County and will serve for a four-year term. The Board will appoint one member to represent each of the following areas, with each member having professional knowledge, experience, education and/or engagement in recreational marine and water activities for the area they represent: Panacea or St. Marks Florida Waterfront Community; Marina Operator; Recreational Angler or Diver; Fishing Guide and Marine Biologist. Interested persons should properly complete an application with any supporting documents and email the application no later than Wednesday, Jan. 3, to Sheree Keeler at skeeler@mywakulla.com or by mail to PO Box 1263, Crawfordville, FL 32327. A copy of the application can be obtained on the County website (www.mywakulla.com) or upon request at (850) 926-0919 ext. 705. HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEEThis Committee was established to review and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on matters related to the designation, regulation and administration of historical, cultural and architectural resources in Wakulla County. The board seeks one member who must be a resident of Wakulla County and from the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, prehistoric and history archaeology, folklore, cultural anthropology, curation, conservation, landscape architecture or related disciplines; or who can demonstrate special interest, experience, or knowledge in history, architecture, or related discipline. Interested persons should submit a cover letter explaining their interest in serving on the Historic Preservation Committee and provide a resume or other detailed information related to professional experience, education, background, knowledge, etc., which shall also include the persons name, address, telephone number, and email address no later than Monday, Dec. 30. Please e-mail your information to Jessica Welch, Communications & Public Services Director at jwelch@mywakulla.com or by fax to 926-0940.Board seeking members to serve on volunteer county committees HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMITTEE APPLICATION DUE TO BOCC NEW YEARS EVENEW YEARS DAY WCSO WILL BEGIN CONDUCTING SERIES OF TRAFFIC STOPSMondayTuesdayWednesdayWednesday Week Week in in W akulla akulla W akulla akulla Government MeetingsMonday, Jan. 6 COUNTY COMMISSION will hold its regular board meeting, but it will begin at 4 p.m. rather than 6 p.m. in the commission chambers. Wednesday, Jan. 8 CODE ENFORCEMENT will hold their regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the commission chambers.Thursday, Jan. 9 TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL will hold their monthly meeting at the Welcome Center in Panacea beginning at 8:30 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct general business.Tuesday, Jan. 21 COUNTY COMMISSION will hold its regular board meeting at 6 p.m. in the commission chambers. Email your community events to amayor@thewakullanews.net Email your community events to amayor@thewakullanews.net

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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 17 1. GEOGRAPHY: In what U.S. state is Salt Lake City located? 2. HISTORY: Where did abolitionist John Browns famous raid take place in 1859? 3. ENTERTAINERS: Which standup comedian, who starred in the movie Back to School, was born with the name Jacob Cohen? 4. ANATOMY: What is the most common type of blood? 5. MOVIES: Anne of the Thousand Days is a film about which historical couple? 6. GAMES: What early version of a video game mesmerized TV viewers in the mid-1970s? 7. RELIGION: What are the first four books of the Bibles New Testament, in order? 8. COMICS: What is Catberts title in the Dilbert comic strip? 9. BUSINESS: What popular business did Judy Sheppard Missett create? 10. TELEVISION: What was Rays last name in the series Everybody Loves Raymond? 2013 King Features Synd., Inc. Trivia Test Answers 1. Utah 2. Harpers Ferry, (West) Virginia 3. Rodney Dangerfield 4. O positive 5. Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII 6. Pong 7. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John 8. Evil Director of Human Resources 9. Jazzercise 10. Barone Keep Wakulla County BeautifulLeave Nothing But Your Footprints

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Page 18 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com Wakulla County Senior Citizens Celebrate Life Wakulla County Senior Citizens Celebrate LifeHappy New Year! Its upon us and during the holyday season, I have a chance to think about the various gifts that we, as human beings, are granted by grace. One of those often overlooked gifts is the gift of pain. No, Im serious. Having a child af icted with a brain and spinal cord injury from disease, I know that pain, in some ways, is a gift. My son, at 17, contracted bacteria from the air that caused the brain to become infected. As the bacteria traveled down the spinal cord, it ate away at the myelin, but left the spinal cord intact. The myelin is the sheath covering the spinal cord and acts like insulation to the electrical stimuli being sent from the brain. The bacteria had left the myelin in patches and, therefore, the brain could not send electrical signals to the remaining portion of his body from the T-2 level (nipple line) down. With the loss of sensitivity to his epidermis, my wife and I had to be careful and inspect his body to make sure his wheelchair, his bed and his daily activities did not cause skin injury or breakdown. He had lost the gift of pain, the gift of the sense of touch from his torso down. His arms and hands worked ne and he had a heightened sense of touch in them. People who suffered from leprosy also lost the gift of pain. Many times while cooking, women would burn themselves on a hot pot and never know it, or they would cut themselves with a knife and never sense the injury. In his book The Gift of Pain, Paul Brand, a physician, worked in a colony of people with leprosy. He states It was there that I learned that pain can be borne with dignity and calm assurance. We live in a society that treats any and all pain and looks at the mess we are in with prescription pain killers. People, good people, have become incarcerated in an orange pill bottle and later in jail because of doctor shopping for their pain medicine. Sadly, in the United States we can no longer accept pain and we certainly avoid suffering mentally or physically, constantly searching to see if there is a pill around to make them go away. Hospitals have a pain scale ranging from one to ve. If they reach a certain point on that scale, here comes a pill or injection. Pain is an amazing gift. If I could have chosen one gift for my sons 20 years without the sense of touch, I think I would have chosen the gift of pain and pains sensation the gift of touch to his desensitized skin. We must think differently in this nation about the gift of pain. I must admit, I am not one for much pain. I found myself visiting my doctor for medication for a redbug or chigger infestation, which I in icted upon myself. This past weekend in Liberty County, while working on cleaning a plot for deer, I invaded the chiggers environment and, at the same time, they literally invaded me. A day later I had over 100 red dots on my skin where my new friends decided to call me home. A redbug bite will cause you to scratch the affected area until it bleeds, and it still feels good to scratch it while bleeding. I needed something to kill the parasite and to kill the itch and pain it was causing to my body. Turn to Page 19 THE MAGIC OF AGINGBy T.W. MAURICE LANGSTONSenior Center Director e horror of being painlessNovember was for giving thanks, including a free community dinner, plus lots of programs for seniorsSPECIAL TO THE NEWSThe dining room during the free community Thanksgiving dinner at the Senior Center. By MICHELLE HUNTEROf the Senior CenterNovember was all about giving thanks for so much. Our community has an abundance of kind and giving people that step up every time we need them. The month ended with our free county-wide Thanksgiving meal, at which 450 people were served a full turkey dinner with desert. Several volunteers came out to help greet and serve everyone that came through the doors. These included our team of senior angels from the center, WCSO employees, Buddy Wells, Jeff Suber, Richard Russell and his wife, Ray and Linda Boles, and so many others. The Pickin n Grinnin Band entertained during dinner while people danced. There were many new faces this year, while others retuned for what they have called an annual family get together. We would like to thank the following for their generous donations that help provide the meal and deserts: Annie Edwards, Capital City Bank, Christian Leaders, Commissioner Richard Harden, Cowboy Church, Doug Jones, Frans and Linda Buytendorp, Embraced Ministry, Gulf Coast Lumber, Leona and George Strickland, Pizza Hut, Publix, Ray And Linda Boles, R.H. Carter, Rotary Club Of Wakulla, Sherrie Alverson, Toni and Eric Livingston, Vicki McDonald, WalMart, Wakulla Senior Citizens Board members, and Wakulla Senior Citizens staff. The following day our kitchen staff served a breakfast brunch to all who came in. They also gave out turkeys during that week to the seniors who attend our daily activities here at the center. Education is the one thing we strive to give the seniors, so we keep them healthy, happy, well informed and safe as they continue to enjoy their lives. This month our education lectures included Parkinson Disease, Taking Medication Safely, and Guidelines for Open Enrollment with Medicare. Christine Briggs from Area Agency on Aging educated the seniors on the many ways to take their medication safely. Her presentation was simple and easy to follow, and she followed it with information handouts to take home. She also played a game with the answers being from the presentation, and the prizes were items to keep their medications organized and safe. The National Parkinson of North Florida group came with several members to tell of their experience living with Parkinson Disease. Some of the members are caregivers to someone with the disease, some with the disease itself, and others who have lost a loved one to it, but continue to support others with the knowledge they received while taking care of someone with Parkinson. This group is willing to support anyone in need of help. You can contact them through their webpage http://npfnorth orida.org. The group from SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) presented information and private counseling on how to maneuver through all the changes in Medicare, before the end of the open enrollment period. This group also helps any senior in need of guidance when it comes to their health insurance needs. They can be contacted at 1-800-963-5337, or the local Tallahassee of ce at (850) 617-4352. Other classes and services provided daily and monthly at the center are Yoga, chair exercise, craft class, Brain Gym, beading class, blood pressure check, nutrition, and beginners acrylic class with Diane Dyal. Stop by the center and pick up an activity calendar for dates and times. Kent Hutchinson blessed us again with his drumming circle and the vibrations echoed throughout the center. This is such a therapeutic exercise for the nervous system and great for all ages and abilities. This has become a favorite of the seniors and we will try to present it quarterly. The seniors continue to talk about it for days following. Those with dementia seem to have the most fun, I believe, due to their lack of inhibition in their talent. Drumming seems to be a universal language to the brain, and it speaks just have fun. Kent can be reached at Harmony Rhythms (850) 321-4754. If you have any questions call the center at (850) 926-7145. Or follow us on Facebook, https:// www.facebook.comWakullaSeniorCenter, or our website, http://www.wakullaseniorcitizens.com. We are gearing up for the Christmas Holidays so we wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Board members, staff and seniors. Be kind, be grateful, and give love when you have the opportunity to make someones day just a little bit brighter. Some of the Senior Center angels at the Thanksgiving dinner. 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www.thewakullanews.com THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 Page 19Ive done a number of things in my life that cause me to awake from a deep slumber with a start. This is one of those things. I tell the story in an effort to pass it along to you all, especially for our younger readers. In future submissions, although I may be telling of some of my most notable failures, I will write of them anyway so that maybe I can prevent others from making those mistakes. About 1985, while I was working at the Naval Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Ga., I purchased a small Gamefisher boat and trailer from Sears in Jacksonville. The boat was constructed of berglass and was about 14-feet long. To power it, I purchased a brand-new 15-horsepower Johnson outboard motor in the adjacent town of St. Marys, Ga. It was perfect for inshore shing in the creeks and shallow bays and inlets near Kings Bay and St. Marys. With all the transferring that came my way in my profession, I had nally been posted to a great place that reminded me so much of my youth in Wakulla County, and I meant to make the most of it. From a Navy Chief Petty Officer from the Philippines, who became a good friend, I learned the art of throwing a cast net, and with it, I was able to catch shrimp and mullet to my hearts content. It had been years since I had shed the ats of Apalachee Bay, out of St. Marks, and I couldnt wait to pull my boat down there to introduce my boys to some ne trout shing. Will was about 10, and Tom, about 7. It was in the summer and I knew we could load up with speckled trout (this was before there were limits on the number of trout you could take). As luck would have it, after taking the boys there, and pulling my boat and gear down from Georgia, about a four-hour drive, the weather was not cooperating. Even in good weather, my boat was marginal for fishing the three miles or so offshore on the flats. I thought of just going out to the site of the old Dispatch, a large vessel which burned and sank about 1928 in the St. Marks River near the lighthouse. That would have been the smart thing to do, but I couldnt be sure if wed catch any sh there. I knew there were sh to be caught out on the ats. So against my better judgment, and thinking we had come all this distance, I launched my boat and we headed out the channel to sh the ats. The wind was blowing pretty hard out of the northwest, and on the way out, Will, who has always been a daredevil, sat up in the bow of the boat, laughing and having a great time as my little boat beat and pounded against the waves out in the mouth of the river. Tom, on the other hand, sitting in the middle of the boat, who was obviously not having as much fun, was afraid and crying. He was shouting at Will to quit laughing. I told Tom not to worry, that the rough water was just in the river mouth, and that things should calm down as we moved out of the river and onto the ats. It was true that the waves did subside somewhat out in the open water of the flats. We had turned onto the east flats and were out near the government markers which are set three miles offshore. After running down that way for a while, I cut the engine so we could start drift shing on the rising tide. I knew, however, that we shouldnt be out there and Tom was still afraid. To try to relax, he started singing Christmas songs like Here Comes Santa Claus, etc. The wind was blowing too hard, and it was still too rough for us to be out there. It was also a weekday and there were no other boats in sight. After only about 15 minutes, I determined to crank up and head back in, when all of a sudden, just like a curtain, a thick haze came down and I could no longer see land. Not knowing if the wind was strong enough to be blowing us further offshore, against the rising tide, I dropped my anchor to wait for the haze to lift so I could head back toward the lighthouse. Visibility was almost zero, and that fog showed no signs of lifting. I was in somewhat of a dilemma at this point, I did not want to spend much more time out there riding at anchor, but without a compass, I could not be certain as to the direction back to the river and the lighthouse. I pulled my anchor and tried to start my outboard motor. It would not start, but thankfully, after I primed it a little bit, it red up. I turned the bow of the boat into the wind and waves, since heading into the northwest wind should put me back on track for the river. Ive had several experiences out there where the sight of that beautiful lighthouse brought so much peace of mind, but I can tell you, never more than on that occasion. Imagine the horror should my boat have foundered so far out there and in such bad weather. We were all wearing life jackets, but chances of survival would have been minimal. With no boats out there, and the lighthouse not manned, we could have been out there for a long time. What an impression that old lighthouse made upon me that day. Her ashing light was so warm to my heart. Setting my course with that tower just off the starboard bow of my little boat, I knew our salvation had come. The fear completely vanished and I knew Id get my boys safely back on dry land and safety. The thought of losing my boys through such foolishness on my part has been with me ever since. I learned a real lesson that day. No matter how far I had come, and how much I wanted to take the opportunity to go shing, since I had serious doubts about conditions out there, I should not have taken the chance, especially with my young boys, of placing them in danger. Better to play it safe and entertain them somehow else. Also, taking a compass with me never crossed my mind. I had shed out in that area many times in the past and had no need for a compass since I had always been able to see land and knew how to get back to the landing. I was fortunate on this trip since the wind stayed steady from the northwest and I was able to get back in by heading into the wind. Had it shifted, however, I could have been in real trouble as I could have traveled far off course, maybe further away from land. So take heed my friends. Even when taking proper precautions, the seas can be unforgiving and tragedy can come out of nowhere. Those of you who have spend much more time out there than I, can surely vouch for that. It will never be entirely safe on the water, but we should always do all we can to minimize the risk, and if we do so, enjoy the pleasures it can bring. Red Clay Footprints By John RobertsA fearful day of shing on the atsFrom Page 18 My daddy would have rubbed himself down with rubbing alcohol and went on about his day. I went to the doctor and was prescribed a topical cream, a pill with antihistamines in it, and continued the alcohol rubs, washed with Aveeno soap, and washed the whelped areas with hibuclens soap before applying the cream. I would be labeled by the old timers as weak. There is no substitute for the human touch! It was one of the topics I conveyed to the Florida State College of Medicine students attending the senior center. I told them as a child and young adult my life was filled with taking risks. Therefore, I asked them not to encourage senior citizens to not take risks. If we break something, its your job to x it, I stated. Dont encourage senior citizens to become helpless and motionless. We need to move at our advanced age. Furthermore, I told them when a senior hurts themselves, dont just treat the injured part, but treat the person, the individual. If its safe, make contact with them, touch them. Listen to them, I encouraged. Not with a stethoscope, with your hands, your ngers, and your ear. They are afraid of your examination so make it as personal as you can, remove all the unnecessary tools you have and use all the personal tools you have to communicate your healing and caring intentions to senior citizens. Then I told them to never underestimate the contribution of pain in the body, the touch to the body and resist the urge of totally obliterating pain. Now, you are probably thankful that the two medical cases (leprosy and myelitis) are not that frequent in the U.S., but hold on there. Have you ever heard of diabetes osteopathy? It plagues many Americans and has some of the same effects: loss of sensitivity, bone changes are seen in X-rays which manifest some of the same bone changes in those af icted by leprosy. If you are a member of the sugar club, see your doctor on a regular basis and keep the blood sugars within normal limits. Nerve damage, usually the longest nerve within an extremity, is the one attacked by diabetes osteopathy. A tingling feeling was the onset in my feet and toes and was the key information I needed to get the blood sugar under control. Presently, I take no insulin shot and no pills because my diet has the disease under control. The best thing one can do and do at an early age is take out pain insurance. Pain insurance is exercise, healthy diet and nutrition, sleep, and all the other things we dont like to do! Generally, when a pain manifests itself, its a step too late to try and correct it. Someone explained it this way: you dont wait until youre in an airplane to start weaving a parachute! Now, this analogy makes sense with pain in the body also. Mama used to say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. I should have listened more closely. Now, I take better care of myself ,as I am a senior citizen also, to keep unrespecting pains from slipping up and bushwhacking me! So let me share some of the feelings and emotions some senior citizens may manifest and fail to share with their families or even their doctor when it comes to pain; They dont want to be seen as complainers. They dont want to exhibit fear that they may never be the same again, or seen as never being the same by their family. Watch out for the fear of helplessness. Its a disease just assuredly as are the other diseases Ive named in this document and require professional medical attention. Seniors struggle with a tug of war between loneliness and wanting be left alone. Find out what they really want and pull with them. Many seniors see illness as a lack of self-inadequacy. Self-inadequacy may be seen as caused by the illness. Alleviate that sense of a lack of self-worth. You can many times do it with words. Seniors have a great fear that decision are being made on their behalf without their half of the be. If that doesnt make sense, let them be involved (if able) in the decision and the information received; even the bad information. I listed this last but its the most important: Seniors long for human contact. In the family setting and in the medical setting, seniors want to be touched. They want to be touched you hugged, rocked, patted the head, paddled the behind, etc. If senior citizens feel as if they are surrounded due to illness, explain to them that it means you can attack the disease from any angle and make a difference. Illness, especially for a senior is a terrifying experience and they need, from you and their doctors, reassurance. There is no co-pay attached to reassurance. They dont know exactly how to deal with the illness they just know that it has to be dealt with help them. They are not just reaching out for help, they are reaching out for hope. When I grew up in Smith Creek we didnt have a lot of material wealth but we had family wealth and a lot of it. We didnt have many of the amenities in our home that exist today. Mom had a pitcher pump attached to the sink, many times dinner was cooked on a wood burning stove, which doubled as a heater. Early on, baths were taken in a No. 3 washtub full of water, which had been warmed by the sun. The toilet was a log in the woods. We had no TV, no telephone and the stud walls of our house were covered by green army blankets. Now you may be thinking, you poor thing. You would be wrong. I was rich with family, was hugged every day, loved and was cared for. I was kissed every morning before climbing on the big yellow school bus, all my needs and most of my wants were met. A lot of my riches were the touches I received from both mom and dad. I would not hesitate to go back to that lifestyle for a moment. It was the best years of my life that taught me how to value things and others. However, others always were rst before the things. My parents taught me how to work and how to show love and hospitality to others. I was loved on, hugged on and encouraged to accomplish my dreams. Maybe most importantly, I was touched. When I felt a bellyache coming on, generally sitting with mama in the rocking chair and having her sing to me put me right to sleep. Am I an older man reminiscing about the good old days? Maybe a little! However, I watched America grow through the agricultural age to the industrial age and now to the information age and I am convinced all of this growth has made it more dif cult to experience pleasure. It was more pleasurable when we had to face dif culties. In the information age we now have eliminated pain and have exploited pleasure until pleasure now causes us pain. Real pleasure has become a byproduct rather than the product, as real pleasure now occurs only occasionally. Many children hear the story how Abe Lincoln grew up in a log cabin and nished up in the White House. I was always told I could accomplish the same thing, but I didnt have to if I didnt want to! I didnt and dont want to live on Pennsylvania Avenue. What I have found and what I had in Smith Creek was called contentment. My contentment doesnt need Calvin Klein fashion, Corvettes, motorcycles, boats and certainly not social status for pleasure. Have I achieved the American Dream now that Im a senior citizen myself? I think so, but my dream may not be your dream. What your dream consists of may be a marked difference than my dream. Life, Liberty and the pursuit of contentment is what I would change the old adage to. But thats me. All in all, pain is a gift that I dont fully understand but I know we need it in our sense of touch. How do I know we need it? My son accidentally set a hot pot on his leg one day and while it did not burn him long, the burn left a scar. His mother and I took him to the doctor and we treated the burns until they were healed. Only the scar reminded us of the incident. The scar reminded me of the words of Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet which said, He jests at scars who never felt a wound. We need to feel the wounds, the hurts, and the pains that life deals us Then we need to deal with them they are a gift! Finally, depression among senior citizens is a killer. Five million of the 33 million Americans aged 65 and older suffer from serious and persistent symptoms of depression, and an additional 1 million suffer from major depression. Among nursing home and residential care residents, the prevalence is especially high: perhaps 20 percent of seniors in longterm or hospital facilities have major depression. One of the best treatments to combat depression is touch. For Christmas, their birthday, or because its a new day, get them a massage and hey, get one yourself. The power of touch reduces physical pain and mental pain. Now, go nd that senior citizens in your life and give them a hug! If you dont have one close by; come to 33 Michael Drive and we will loan you one! T.W. Maurice Langston is executive director of the Wakulla County Senior Citizens Center. e horror of being painless PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWSSeniors participating in the brain gym class, above. Visitors at the community Thanksgiving dinner, right.

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Page 20 THE WAKULLA NEWS, Thursday, December 26, 2013 www.thewakullanews.com It may be hard to believe, but life in 21st century Wakulla County is fairly constant and predictable from the human perspective. The seasons change with regularity as the sun, moon and stars relocate on schedule. Highway 319 clogs up twice daily during the week. Holidays come and go as leaves on the calendar fall into history. The old-timers will reminisce about how things were different in the 1960s, s or earlier, but still there were people, cars, houses, trees, and families and roads with familiar names. It was different, but not that much different. The evidence of a different Wakulla County is still present today, but rarely recognized. All one has to do is look underfoot for the con rmation of a time when there was a very different reality. The unwritten history of North Florida is recorded in the fossil record of the areas limestone and with relics often darkened by tannic acid from trees. The remains from this prehistoric era are not dinosaurs which were long gone before many of the areas fossils were produced. From a geological standpoint, the Florida landmass known today is a very recent occurrence. It is thought glacial activity caused the Gulf of Mexico to retreat several times, exposing what would become Florida during the Pliocene Epoch. The development of fossils was aided by environmental factors present at the time. First the area was geologically tranquil for 25 to 30 million years. While Florida was submerged, the shallow bays became stable collection points for the remains of sea-life which died. The ebb and ow of tides covered and preserved the hard tissues which were based on calcium. Once the retreating sea left dry land, no mountains were pushed up by subterranean plates which would have changed rainfall patterns or caused rushing waters. The steep inclines and scouring water movement would have removed the potential fossil remains. There were no volcanoes which would have covered large areas with lava and ash, deeply burying anything on the surface. Nor were there earthquakes which would have dropped large chunks into the gulf. Limestone deposits close to the surface also aided the process. Over time some of the deposits dissolved and produced caves and sinkholes. Animals became ensnared in these natural traps and, over time fossilized. Their hard tissue was preserved along with rare examples of tree bark which absorbed minerals as the cellulose dissolved. If the long term conditions were suitable, the shell had a high concentration of calcium carbonate it could survive to the present. If not, then only the imprint had the potential to last. Sharks teeth are the most commonly encountered Florida fossil. In many cases, only the tooths color has been changed and it is still as sharp as when the shark was using it. Shells and shell imprints, sea urchins, and bones from sh and marine mammals are also in the soil. Most are broken, but occasionally a complete specimen is encountered. To learn more about geology and fossils in Wakulla County, visit the UF/IFAS Wakulla County website at http:// wakulla.ifas.ufl.edu or call 850-926-3931. Les Harrison is the Wakulla County Extension Director. He can be reached by email at harrisog@u .edu or at (850) 926-3931.Fossils are evidence of a different Wakulla County Natural WakullaBy Les Harrison PHOTO BY LES HARRISON/SPECIAL TO THE NEWSA group of fossils found in this area. Winner receives one meal from the following:Coastal Restaurant AYCE Chicken or Pork Chop DinnerEl Jalisco Mexican Grilled Chicken Fried or GrilledMyra Jeans Grilled Chicken Pita with sideSKYBOX Lunch for 2 order from menu Coastal Restaurant MOBILE CATERING984-2933Open: urs. Mon. 6a.m. 9p.m. Tues. & Wed. 11a.m 8p.m. 1305 Coastal Hwy. 98, Panacea Home of the All-U-Can Eat Seafood & ChickenAll you can Eat Chicken $6.99 Mixed Tues. & urs. 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